Important notice: Applications for all 2019-2020 Academic Year FLAS and Summer FLAS awards must be received by

FEBRUARY 15, 2019

 

What is FLAS?

The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Resource Center on Canada.  As part of its mission, the Canadian-American Center provides federally-funded Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Areas Studies (FLAS) Awards to support the bilingual research (typically English/French) of graduate students and for the intensive study of the French language or less commonly-taught languages such as First Nation’s languages, Mechif, and Inuktitut

Academic Year FLAS

Academic Year FLAS is a federal grant to support MA and PhD students in bilingual research (typically English/French). The grant pays for tuition and offers a living allowance stipend.

Carefully read the following fact sheets:

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications for Academic Year FLAS awards are submitted to the Graduate Coordinator in the student’s department.  Students will fill out and submit the Cover Sheet along with supporting documents to his/her department’s Graduate Coordinator, who oversees the nomination process.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Summer FLAS

Summer FLAS is a federal grant to support graduate students studying French AND undergraduate or graduate students studying less-commonly taught languages for 6 weeks.  The grant pays for tuition and offers a living allowance stipend.

Carefully read the following fact sheets:

Applicants will need to choose an appropriate full-time, intensive language program. Click here for a list of selected French immersion programs.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications for Summer FLAS awards are submitted to the FLAS Coordinator.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Send all materials to the FLAS Coordinator