FLAS Application Instructions

Application Deadlines

Summer 2024: November 15th, 2023

Academic Year 2023-2024: January 27th, 2024

Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the day of the deadline; no late applications will be accepted. Please complete all sections of the application. Applicants are required to submit the names and contact information of two faculty references who will be emailed an electronic evaluation form to complete. DO NOT use a faculty member as a reference if you do not have their prior permission to do so! The faculty members listed in your application will not receive the request for a reference until AFTER your application is formally submitted. You will receive a confirmation email via your official BYU mailbox notifying you that your application has been successfully submitted.

*Your application will not save automatically! Press the “save” button at the bottom of the page every time you close the document or your information will be lost.

U.S. Department of Education Priorities

Only the following U.S. government designated “less-commonly-taught” Latin American languages are eligible for FLAS funding at BYU:

Brazilian Portuguese Guarani Haitian Creole K'iche Quechua

Only the following U.S. government designated “less-commonly-taught” Asian languages are eligible for FLAS funding at BYU:

Burmese Cebuano Chinese (Mandarin) Indonesian* Hindi Hmong Japanese Korean Malay Thai Tagalog Vietnamese

Please note that all Brazilian Portuguese Academic Year applicants must list Area Studies courses from the approved list. Find the lists here.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and enrolled full time at BYU. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered. Undergraduates must be studying at a 200 level or above when they begin their the FLAS scholarship. Although you may apply for a FLAS scholarship to study more than one language, you may only receive funding for one language per scholarship year.

Please consult the FLAS website for a fuller explanation of eligibility requirements.

Students applying for FLAS scholarships are strongly encouraged to attend one of the Info Sessions held weekly on Thursdays at 11:00 AM, room 257 HRCB (Kennedy Center).

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