FLAS 2020-2021 Competition



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Please read below for specific information on the Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 Competitions.

Application Instructions

A complete application includes the following:

  1. The completed Online Application Form: https://go.osu.edu/clasflas2020-2021
  2. An up‐to‐date OSU Advising Report of all courses taken and grades received, and Official Transcripts from any other previous non-OSU graduate work and undergraduate work (attached in your online application).
  3. A one‐page single‐spaced Statement of Intent (attached in your online application).
  4. A Resume or CV (two pages maximum; attached in your online application);
  5. A Budget Estimate section in your online application, with relevant supporting materials attached (if you are planning to complete part of your 2019-2020 academic year outside of Ohio State).
  6. Three Letters of Reference from faculty members familiar with your work, including language capability. Applicants fill out the Student Section of theFLAS Recommendation Form and provide it to their referees. Referees complete and submit via email to hasting.6@osu.edu by Monday, February 3, 2020 no later than 4:30 PM EST.
  7. Applicants must also separately submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to OSU's Office of Student Financial Aid by their priority deadline of Saturday, February 1, 2020 in order to be considered for a FLAS Fellowship. The FAFSA can be accessed at http://sfa.osu.edu.

Further Information

CLAS will hold numerous information sessions November - January. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions which will take place in Enarson Classroom Building (2009 Millikin Road), Room 100 (inside the OIA Rm 140 Suite):

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Friday, November 15, 2019: 11:30 - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, November 18: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday, November 26: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Monday, December 2: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 12: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, January 15: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Please RSVP to clas@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.

Announcement of Competition Results

CLAS will announce the results of the Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 competitions for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students in mid-March 2020.


Please contact Megan Hasting, CLAS assistant director, with any questions about the fellowship or application process, at hasting.6@osu.edu.