The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.
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FLAS Information Session
Monday, November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm–1:00 pm EDT
One event on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 12:00pm
Join us to learn more about the Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship!
FLAS fellowships fund the study of less commonly taught languages and area studies coursework. This program provides academic year and summer fellowships to assist graduate students and advanced undergraduates in foreign language and area studies. The goals of the fellowship program include: (1) to assist in the development of knowledge, resources and trained personnel for modern foreign language and area/international studies; (2) to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency; and (3) to develop a pool of international experts to meet national needs. There are two types of FLAS grants offered:
- Summer intensive language study: Grants provide $2,500 in stipend and full tuition (up to $5,000) for approved intensive summer language courses in the U.S. or abroad.
- Academic year course of study (includes both language and area studies courses): Grants for GRADUATE students provide about $15,000 in stipend plus full tuition and fees. Academic year grants for UNDERGRADUATE students provide $5000 in stipend plus up to $10,000 in tuition and fees.
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