Spring 2019 FLAS Competition

The application for the Spring 2019 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Competition is now available. FLAS Fellowships assist meritorious undergraduate and graduate students interested in undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Please read below for specific information on the Spring 2019 Competition.


Spring 2019 CLAS FLAS Application Form


A complete application includes the following:
  1. The completed Online Application Form.
  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. Resume or CV (two pages maximum; attached in your online application); 
  5. Budget Estimate section in your online application, with relevant supporting materials attached (if you are planning to complete part of your Spring 2019 semester 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 the  FLAS Recommendation Form and provide it to their referees. Referees complete and submit via email to hasting.6@osu.edu by Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM.
  7. Applicants must also separately submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to OSU's Office of Student Financial Aid by Friday, October 5, 2018 in order to be considered for a FLAS Fellowship. The FAFSA can be accessed at http://sfa.osu.edu.

For Further Information 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions which will take place in Enarson Classroom Building, Room 100:

  • Friday, September 21, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 26, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Please RSVP to hasting.6@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.