Student Funding

Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships

Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are awarded to universities in order to promote language and area studies training of undergraduate and graduate students who intend to make their careers in government service, higher education, or other employment where knowledge of foreign languages and cultures is a prerequisite for success. In accordance with the guidelines of the Department of Education, preference will be given to students likely to pursue government service and meet national needs. Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible for FLAS fellowships, but students may receieve more than one fellowship during their academic career. Fellowships are available for eligible students to study Azerbaijani, Dari, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Pashto, Persian, Tajik, Tatar, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur, and Uzbek.

Current Competition Deadline: January 31, 2020

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Graduate assistantships

The IAUNRC employees three graduate students for its Outreach, Copywriter, and Web Developer GA positions. GAs work 20 hours a week and are given tuition remission and a stipends. The number of positions available vary from year from year.

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