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TRANSLATION STUDY ABROAD IN THE EUROPEAN UNION INFO SESSION TODAY. The Center for Translation Studies will host an info session for the Summer 1 2013 Translation Study Abroad program TODAY, Thursday, November 8th at 12:30pm in Lucy Ellis Lounge ( 1080 Foreign Languages Building). Please join us for lunch and an opportunity to meet the CTS director and faculty, learn more about the Translation Study Abroad program and have your questions answered. If you are planning to attend and have not yet RSVP’d, please RSVP to Elizabeth Mosley at email@example.com as soon as possible so that we will know how much food to order.
Center for Translation Studies & Classics Department
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
The Center for Translation Studies will be hosting an info session for the Summer 1 2013 Translation Study Abroad program on Thursday, November 8th at 12:30pm in Lucy Ellis Lounge ( 1080 Foreign Languages Building). Below is a message from our director with details about the Translation Study Abroad program. Please join us for lunch on Thursday, November 8th at 12:30 pm for an opportunity to meet the CTS director and faculty, learn more about the Translation Study Abroad program and have your questions answered. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Mosley at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, November 5th so that we will know how much food to order.
**FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR STUDENTS**
Are you interested in foreign languages? Do you enjoy learning about different cultures?
APPLY FOR FLAS FELLOWSHIP!
Attend one of the FLAS INFORMATION SESSIONS
(both for Graduate & Undergraduate Students):
October 29th 4-5pm, room 126 LISB, 501 E. Daniel St.
October 30th 4-5pm, room 126 LISB, 501 E. Daniel St.
The information workshops will feature information on FLAS Fellowships with presentations by the Area and International Centers FLAS coordinators. In addition to a general overview of FLAS fellowships and particular requirements for various Area Centers, you can get tips on how to write a successful application; what supporting documents you need; and who is appropriate for a recommendation.
- Academic Year Fellowships
- Graduate students may receive full tuition and fee waiver and a stipend of $15,000 payable over the academic year. Eligibility for tuition waiver varies by home department and school.
- Undergraduates receive $10,000 for tuition and fees and a $5,000 stipend.
- Summer Fellowships
- $5,000 towards tuition for a summer language program as well as required Illinois fees and a $2,500 stipend. In some cases, a travel award may also be made.
FLAS Fellowships support graduate and undergraduate study in modern foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies, or international or area aspects of professional studies. The following languages, classified by Center, are approved by the U.S. Department of Education for FLAS fellowships at Illinois.
Note: Undergraduates cannot apply to study French, German, or Spanish. Undergraduate fellowships are only available for intermediate to advanced study of less commonly taught languages, which are defined as modern languages other than Spanish, German or French.
- Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS): Advanced Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Tibetan. *CEAPS is accepting applications only from graduate students. Undergraduate students are not eligible to apply thorough CEAPS.
- Center for Global Studies (CGS): Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Lingala, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian or Croatian, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Wolof; or at the advanced level* (third-year or above) Chinese or Japanese.
- Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS): Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua or any other Amerindian Language, or at the advanced level (third-year or above) Spanish.
- European Union Center (EUC): Arabic, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, French, German, Greek (modern), Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, or Turkish. *Priority will be given to less-commonly-taught languages (languages other than French, German, Spanish) and higher-level language study.
- Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC): Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian, Turkish, or Ukrainian.
For more information about FLAS Fellowships and eligibility requirements, please visit the FLAS Fellowships at Illinois website.
FLAS Fellowship application deadline: 5 PM, 8 February 2013. Graduate students should check with their home departments about internal departmental deadlines