U.S. Department of Education scholarships encourage the study of specific underrepresented languages. Students must plan to use the language in their future career.
There are two types of FLAS scholarships. Academic Year Scholarships are for studying one language course and one area studies course during fall semester and one language course and one area studies course during winter semester (four total classes for the academic year).
Summer Scholarships are for studying the language intensively (120–140 classroom hours) in an overseas setting for a duration of at least six weeks.
Weekly Info Sessions
Fall semester, Thursdays, 11:00 a.m., via Zoom.
Undergraduate Academic Year
Full tuition + $5,000 stipend
Graduate Academic Year
Full tuition + $15,000 stipend
Up to $5,000 in program fees + $2,500 stipend
Language at 200-level or above
3.0 GPA or better
BYU campus full-time enrollment (for Academic-Year Scholarship)
U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Summer 2021: Sunday, 15 Nov 2020 at midnight
Academic Year 2021-22: Sunday, 31 Jan 2021 at midnight
Languages Currently Funded by FLAS at BYU
Russian (list of acceptable coursework)
Brazilian Portuguese (list of acceptable coursework)
Note: Enrollment in any course is contingent upon university and department rules, prerequisites, and policies already in place.