East Asian Studies Center 2013-14 Foreign Language and Area Studies & ACE-Nikaido Fellowships

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EAST ASIAN STUDIES CENTER 2013-2014 FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES (FLAS) FELLOWSHIP

FLAS fellowships are provided by EASC’s U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for undergraduate and graduate study of Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean and East Asian area studies. The purpose of the program is to enrich the nation’s pool of area and international specialists. Applicants should be planning to use their training to teach, to serve in government or international agencies, or to engage in other work that advances American understanding of other countries.

Applications are available online. Please visit the website for more details: http://dornsife.usc.edu/eascenter/flas/

Application Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013 by 5:00pm

Summer 2013 FLAS Fellowship
● $2,500 stipend
● $5,000 maximum tuition payment for approved intensive summer language program

Summer 2013 FLAS fellowships are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students for intensive language study of Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean at an institution in the U.S. or abroad. The language study must be at least 6 weeks in length and include 120 or more contact hours for advanced level study, 140 or more for beginning/intermediate level study.

Academic Year 2013-14 FLAS Fellowship
Graduate Students:
● $15,000 stipend
● $18,000 tuition payment

Undergraduate Students:
● $5,000 stipend
● $10,000 tuition payment

Academic Year FLAS fellows enroll in one East Asian language course during both fall and spring semesters and must take at least two area studies courses on East Asia during the award period. All language and area studies classes must be taken for a letter grade.

Eligibility
● U.S. citizens or permanent residents
● Full-time USC students
● Graduate students: Engaged in advanced language study (3rd year and above). Those already fluent in one East Asian language may apply for beginning/intermediate study of a second East Asian language.
● Undergraduate students: Engaged in intermediate or advanced language study (2nd year and above)
● FLAS-eligible languages include Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

 

EAST ASIAN AREA STUDIES CENTER 2013-2014 ASSOCIATION FOR JAPAN – U.S. COMMUNITY EXCHANGE (ACE) NIKAIDO FELLOWSHIP

The Association for Japan-U.S. Community Exchange (ACE) – Nikaido Fellowship provides stipends of up to $5,000 to awarded students, depending on the proposed course of study. Most awards are given in smaller increments based on proposed project. The award may be used for research, Japanese language training or Japanese area studies. The purpose of the award is to advance understanding of Japan and/or US-Japan relations.

Applications are open to full-time USC graduate students from all disciplines and to both domestic and international students. Please visit the website for more details: http://dornsife.usc.edu/eascenter/ace/

Application Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013 by 5:00pm