Grads & Undergrads: South Asia summer FLAS application deadline extended to March 6

Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)


The South Asia Center will be re-opening our summer graduate and undergraduate Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship competition, with an extended deadline of March 6. This is a quick turnaround, especially for obtaining letters of recommendation. Please apply as soon as possible once the application portal reopens on February 14.

FLAS Fellowships support students from all UW departments and schools in acquiring modern foreign languages and area studies competencies. Summer FLAS Fellowships support intensive foreign language study (no area studies coursework is required).

Languages supported by South Asia Center FLAS are Bengali (Bangla)HindiPersian, and Urdu. Other South Asian languages subject to approval.

The summer FLAS award for undergraduate and graduate students is $5000 tuition plus $2500 stipend.

Eligibility: applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS, for study in India) and South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI, for study at UW-Madison) are good options for summer language study.

The AIIS application deadline has passed, but they will accept late applications by February 19

The SASLI application deadline is April 1, but they ask for applications as soon as possible to ensure enrollments:

The FLAS application portal will reopen on February 14 and close at 5:00pm PST, March 6, 2020.

FLAS application guidelines and more information: