The Middle East Studies Center, in cooperation with the Department of World Languages & Literatures, is seeking applications for fellowships for Summer 2013 and Academic Year 2013-14 under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program. Awards will be made for Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish language study.
Application deadline for both summer and academic year fellowships:
Friday, February 22, 2013; 5 p.m.
FLAS fellowships will provide a portion of institutional tuition and fees, as well as a stipend.
- UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC YEAR AWARD – $10,000 tuition, $5,000 stipend
- GRADUATE ACADEMIC YEAR AWARD – $18,000 tuition, $15,000 stipend
- UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE SUMMER AWARD – $5,000 tuition, $2,500 stipend
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.