The Center for Global Studies (CSG) is pleased to announce the competition for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for the Pennsylvania State University. FLAS Fellowships are authorized under Title VI of the Higher Education Act and are administered by the U.S. Department of Education. They assist undergraduate and graduate students in achieving competency in selected foreign languages and conducting research in related international and area studies.

FLAS Fellowships are awarded annually. The CGS will award ten fellowships (five undergraduate, five graduate) for the Academic Year 2015-2016 and ten fellowships (five undergraduate, five graduate) for Summer 2015. Fellowships consist of an institutional payment and a subsistence allowance. All FLAS awards are contingent upon the university receiving annual fellowship funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Students in all fields of study are welcome to apply. Languages eligible for Penn State’s FLAS Fellowships are ArabicChineseHindiJapaneseKoreanPortuguese, and Russian.

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There will be two information sessions prior to the application deadline for students interested in applying for a FLAS award. If you have questions about eligibility or program requirements, or the application, please attend one of the two sessions listed below:

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | 4:30-5:30p.m. | 112 Thomas Building
Monday, February 9, 2015 | 5:30-6:30p.m. | 109 Willard Building