Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

The Summer 2024 Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) provides eligible students with up to $3,500 stipend and $5,000 in tuition during the Summer 2023 semester for funding intermediate and/or intensive study of Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Kazakh, Macedonian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Uzbek domestically or abroad.  Summer FLAS fellowships are open to ASU and non-ASU students.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident.
  2. Applicant must be eligible to receive an Arizona State University tuition scholarship.
  3. Applicants must be prepared to enroll in one of the following languages for the summer semester: Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Kazakh, Macedonian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Uzbek. 
  4. Undergraduates may only study at the intermediate or advanced level.  Graduate students are eligible intermediate and advanced study, OR for beginner study provided they already possess advanced proficiency in another language related to their field.
  5. Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum GPA and a demonstrated interest in Central and/or Eastern Europe.
  6. Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA are encouraged to apply and address their GPA in the Statement of Purpose.
  7. Any student wishing to be considered under the primary preference category of financial need established by the US Department of Education must submit a FAFSA.  All eligible students will be considered, however, regardless of demonstrated need.  We prioritize those with need and do not exclude those without.

  8. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants from all majors are encouraged to apply.

  9. Application deadline is January 31, 2024.

*****Summer FLAS applications are embedded in the CLI Central Application that can be accessed by applying for the CLI Program that you are interested in.

If you are an ASU student who wants to apply for a Summer FLAS Award to attend a different, non-CLI program, please click the button below:

ASU students for non-CLI programs - Apply here

Questions?  Please email