Spring 202 FLAS Competition: Applications Open!
The Canadian-American Center at UMAine is once again holding a competition for semester long FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Awards for the Spring 2024 semester. FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate students who have an interest in area studies expertise and language proficiency in Canadian Studies and French or Wabanaki languages (Maliseet, Mi’kmaq/Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Abenaki/Penobscot).
Graduate students can be awarded a $10,000 stipend, tuition coverage up to $9,000, and %50 of health insurance premiums, if bought through the University of Maine. Undergraduate students can be awarded a $2,500 stipend, tuition coverage up to $5,000, and 50% of health insurance premiums, if bought through the University of Maine.
French Language Study (Graduate Students Only):
- Students should be working at the Graduate level on a Canadian-related subject (comparative work is accepted (ex. US/Canada))
- Students must demonstrate an intermediate level or higher proficiency in French
Wabanaki Languages (Undergraduate and Graduate Students):
- Includes: Maliseet, Mi’kmaq/Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Abenaki/Penobscot
- Undergraduate or graduate students must demonstrate an intermediate level or higher proficiency in Wabanaki language
Application Deadline: December 1st, 2023
For more information, download the flyer below or check out this page on FLAS awards. For inquiries, please contact Frederic Rondeau. Submit any applications to Aaron Lefebevre at email@example.com