About FLAS Fellowships

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FLAS Fellowships support graduate and undergraduate study in modern foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies, or international or area aspects of professional studies. Funding for these fellowships is provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Program. FLAS Fellowships are administered by University of Illinois International and Area Studies Centers and are awarded competitively through an annual competition. Students from all departments and professional schools are encouraged to apply. For more information, click the link below to visit the FLAS Fellowship website.

The CEAPS FLAS Fellowships support the study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean in combination with area studies, international studies, or area aspects of professional studies.

Students who are interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend an information session, where the CEAPS FLAS Coordinator will discuss eligibility and requirements, walk through the application, and answer questions about the application process and the fellowship.


CEAPS FLAS Awards for Academic Year 2022-2023

Graduate Students: May receive up to $18,000 to cover tuition and fees, and a stipend of $15,000 payable over the academic year. Eligibility for tuition waiver varies by home department and school.

Undergraduate Students: May receive $10,000 towards tuition and fees to study at the University of Illinois and a stipend of $5,000.


CEAPS FLAS Awards for Summer 2022

Graduate and Undergraduate Students: May recieve a stipend of $2,500 plus tuition and fees of $5,000 to study a language. In some cases, a travel award may also be made. Students desiring to study overseas are advised to confer with CEAPS FLAS Coordinator early in the planning process.