Fellowship Opportunities

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

The Center for African Studies (CAS) administers academic year and summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships under a 2022-2026 grant from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Centers (NRC) program. The Center provides fellowships for the study of Arabic, Swahili, and Wolof. FLAS Fellowships are awarded competitively through an annual competition. Graduate and undergraduate students from all departments and professional schools are encouraged to apply.

Summer 2023 & Academic Year 2023-2024 FLAS Application

The center for African Studies invites applications from University of Illinois undergraduate and graduate students for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships. The Center administers FLAS fellowships for the study of Arabic, Swahili, and Wolof for Summer 2023 and Academic Year 2023-2024.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 27, 2023


Register here: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscOutrTktG9IgcjHP6VYJVmaUvgqzrc-X

Virtual info session: Monday, Nov. 28 at 4 P.M.

In-person info session: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 4 P.M. Gregory Hall 321 (Registration not required)

For further information or to apply, go to FLAS Fellowships at Illinois or contact Maimouna Barro at barro@illinois.edu