The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies is thrilled to announce it’s the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for students to help in their higher studies. The fellowship program is created for the current or incoming student to enrol in a full-time program of study at the University of Washington. Applicants need to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents to be eligible for the program.
The fellowship program organized by the School is to assist a student studying foreign languages. The School understands the financial burden on students and their families they suffer in accomplishing their higher education. That’s why they decided to provide adequate funds through their several scholarships and fellowship program. The recipient gets enough support in covering up their educational expenses with the help of the program.
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies is an internationally recognized leader in advancing the understanding of and engagement in world issues. As one of the largest and oldest schools in the country, it offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in international and area studies; they are dedicated to teaching and research that impact nations, communities, educators and individuals.
Students must take a look at the table below for more details about the scholarship:
|Organization||The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies|
|Educational Level||Incoming students|
|Number of Awards||Undefined|
|Application Deadline||January 31, 2021|
|Requirement||Application, Transcript, letter of recommendation|
Who May Be Eligible?
Candidates willing to apply must fulfil the given criteria to be applicable:
- Open for current and incoming UW students.
- Applicants who will study one of the listed foreign languages at the intermediate or advanced level while receiving the fellowship are eligible.
- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Students must be a current or incoming student to a full-time program of study at the University of Washington. Candidates to full-time UW programs may apply simultaneously for the FLAS fellowship.
How to Apply
To apply for the fellowships’ program, students are asked to submit their application electronically. The fellows will be asked to fill out a FAFSA form according to their mentioned guidelines on the main website. The students are free to apply either for the fellowship or scholarship program according to their choice. The applicants will be asked to submit all the required credentials displayed below to get consideration.
- Must submit a written proposal in essay format, which should be of two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the FLAS fits your education and career plans. The proposal should answer the following questions:
(1) How will receipt of the fellowship contribute to your academic and career goals? ;
(2) What is your planned course of study about the region for which you are applying? ;
(3) What is your proposed language training?
(4) How will your proposed language and area studies training contribute to your academic and career goals?
- Must submit official or unofficial transcripts from all your colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
- Relevant test scores (GRE, LSAT, GMAT or other, as relevant to your student status).
- Must provide letters of recommendation; applicants for graduate FLAS fellowships must submit two general and one language recommendation. Applicants for undergraduate FLAS fellowships must submit one general and one language recommendation.
- Federal student aid report (SAR) or UW Office of Financial Aid award letter
- The FLAS Fellows will get to receive the below awards:
- An academic Year Graduatewith $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend award
- An academic Year Undergraduate with $10,000 tuition,$5,000 living stipend award
- Summer Graduate/Undergraduate with $5,000 tuition,$2,500 living stipend award
The recommendations and transcripts are due on January 31, 2021, by 5 pm PST. Students are asked to submit the applications on time to be applicable.