For Undergraduates

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Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW’s National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages, and are contingent upon federal funding.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged.

Funding for International Internships

LACIS provides funding to the International Internships Program (IIP) on an annual basis in order to support students wishing to conduct internships in the LACIS region.  IIP determines each student’s eligibility and allocates the funding on our behalf.  Award amounts vary. Please direct any questions about these grants to IIP.

Funding for Field Research in Brazil

Through the Joaquim Nabuco Award Summer Research Travel Grant Competition, LACIS helps to support undergraduate students who wish to conduct research in Brazil. One undergraduate student receives this $2,000 award annually.