-Boren Awards provide funds up to $25,000 to undergraduate students and up to $30,000 to
graduate students who study languages considered essential for U.S. national security by
the federal government, including Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and
-Fellows must commit to working in the U.S. federal government for at least one year.
Preferred candidates are those who have an interest in working in the federal
government long-term. Graduate applications are due January 25, 2023. Undergraduate
applications are due February 1, 2023.
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
-Summer and Academic Year (AY) FLAS Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate and
graduate students to study less-commonly taught languages, including Nahuatl,
Quechua, Portuguese, and Yucatec Maya, in combination with area-studies,
international studies or international aspects of professional studies. Funds are
provided by the Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) through a generous Title VI
grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
-The Summer FLAS Fellowship provides up to $5,000 in tuition and fees and a $2,500
stipend to both undergraduate and graduate students for intensive language training in
the U.S. or abroad. The AY FLAS Fellowship provides up to $18,000 in tuition and fees
and a $20,000 stipend to graduate students and up to $10,000 in tuition and fees and a
$5,000 stipend to undergraduate students to study at UNM or in a UNM-approved study
-Applications for both Summer 2023 and 2023-2024 AY FLAS competitions are due
February 22, 2023.