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Information Session: Summer 2023 FLAS Fellowships

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships

Monday, November 7, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Registration Required

This event is organized by Center for Near Eastern Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Asia Pacific Center, Center for European and Russian Studies, Latin American Institute.

Learn about the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship designed to support summer intensive study of Less Commonly Taught Languages. This fellowship supports both undergraduate and graduate students to study eligible languages at Intermediate level or higher. Students in all disciplines are invited to attend the virtual information session! 


  • Graduate or undergraduate student at UCLA
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Study an eligible language at the intermediate or advanced level


  • UCLA students must be enrolled in an intensive summer language program at a U.S. university or abroad (pending university approval for international travel).
  • Take a before and after oral proficiency examination with a designated instructor.
  • Submit one final online report after the end of the program.
  • Report to the U.S. Department of Education every two years for eight years after graduation on the recipient’s occupation and the extent to which the FLAS language is being used.

Summer fellowships provide a stipend of $2,500 plus tuition and fees to a maximum of $5,000, and up to $1,000 for travel (pending available budget). FLAS funds may be used for intensive summer language study.

For a list of eligible languages and links to more information see:

Asia Pacific Center (East Asian Studies)
Eligible languages: Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Center for European and Russian Studies
Eligible languages: Basque, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Yiddish

Center for Near Eastern Studies
Eligible languages: Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish

Center for Southeast Asian Studies 
Eligible languages: Burmese, Indonesian, Filipino/Tagalog, Khmer, Lao, Thai and Vietnamese

Latin American Institute
Eligible languages: Nahuatl, Portuguese, and Quechua


To attend this info session, register here.


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