Summer FLAS Competition – Now accepting applications

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) awards.

This award competition is open to all graduate students who wish to improve their French proficiency in Canada. 

The Award covers tuition up to $5000 and offers a $2500 stipend. 

Credits can be transferred to UMaine. 

For more information, visit this link.


Contact Dr. Frederic Rondeau via email at


To be eligible to apply for a Summer FLAS fellowship, a student must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident 
  • Already be at the Intermediate or advanced level in French
  • Be enrolled or accepted in a full-time graduate program at UMaine
  • Be enrolled in a 6 weeks intensive summer language study (140 contact hours) in French

Application Deadline : March 15