Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships — Deadline: February 22nd, 2019

FLAS fellowships are designed to support UCLA graduate and undergraduate students from any discipline studying Middle East languages and area studies courses each quarter at Intermediate level or higher. Languages for fellowships are Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish. In summer, additional Middle East languages are eligible.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents.
Academic performance and potential as evidenced by academic transcript, letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose.
The extent to which overall course of study focuses on the Middle East.
A 1-2 page statement of purpose outlining primary research interest and explaining how language study will enhance the project
2 academic letters of recommendation
Unofficial university transcripts and resume or CV
FAFSA letter or most recent financial aid letter if applicable
For summer funding, a budget will be required along with information about the language program if not at UCLA are for intensive summer language programs in the U.S. or abroad. only. They provide a stipend of $2,500 plus tuition and fees to a maximum of $5,000, and (optional) up to $1,000 for travel. APPLY ONLINE: provide a total stipend of $15,000 for graduate students and $5,000 for undergraduate students. Academic Year tuition and fees are paid up to $18,000 for graduate students and $10,000 for undergraduates. AY awards may be used for dissertation research for graduate students at the advanced level of language proficiency, but this must be approved in advance. APPLY ONLINE:
Deadline: February 22, 2019
Contact: Johanna Romero, (310) 825-1455 Email:

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