Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS) is pleased to offer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship.  FLAS Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The fellowship support undergraduate, graduate and professional students.  Students from all UW departments and professional schools are encouraged to apply.

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS) combines the social sciences, humanities, and professional fields. The mission of JSIS is to enhance understanding of increasingly interconnected globe.


A student is eligible to receive a fellowship if the student:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • To accept a FLAS award offer, student must be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in a full-time program of study at the University of Washington.
  • Undergraduates must be studying a language other than French, German or Spanish and are ineligible for FLAS awards to fund beginning level language study.

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the given link applicants are requested to download the application from the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the FLAS fits in with your education and/or career plans.
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format, no hard copies accepted).
  • Relevant test scores (GRE, LSAT, GMAT or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren’t required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application. Undergraduates do not need to report any test scores and should enter exempt on their applications.
  • Letters of recommendation, applicants for graduate FLAS fellowships must submit 2 general and 1 language recommendations.
  •  Applications for undergraduate FLAS fellowships must submit 1 general and 1 language recommendation. Note that each recommendation submitted will be attached to each application submitted.
  • Federal student aid report (SAR) or UW Office of Financial Aid award letter.

Award Amount:

  • Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend.
  • Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend.
  • Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2500 living stipend.

Application Deadline:

This complete application packet must be submitted by January 29, 2016.

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Contact Information:

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