Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program

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This program operates on a four-year grant cycle.

Last competition: FY 2018
Next competition: FY 2022

Federal Register Notices

Current Application

The next NRC/FLAS program competition will take place in fall/winter 2021 or spring 2022.

For reference only: The FY 2018 competition for the NRC/FLAS program is closed. Applications for the FY 2018 competition were submitted to the Department on or before June 25, 2018.

  • FY 2018 NRC/FLAS Application Instructions: MS Word (503K)

Tips and Assistance

A pre-application webinar for the FY 2018 competition was held on September 20, 2017. The webinar covered a variety of topics, including NRC and FLAS program requirements, selection criteria, and performance measures, as well as time for questions and answers. A recording of the webinar is available to stream on YouTube at the following links:

Application Contact

U.S. Department of Education
International and Foreign Language Education
National Resource Centers


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