The University of Florida Center for European Studies will be awarding Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships for Summer 2015 and Academic Year 2015-16. These fellowships are funded by the US Department of Education under Title VI of the Higher Education Act. Fellowships are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students working in European area and language studies. Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted to a degree program at the University of Florida, or be in the process of applying to a UF graduate program. Fellowships are available for the following lesser and least commonly taught European languages:
Catalan, Czech, Hungarian, Italian, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish
Funding may also be available to support intermediate or advanced-level language training in French, German, or Spanish. Undergraduate students pursuing language study at the intermediate or advanced level of the languages listed above are eligible for FLAS funding (i.e. not for the first two semesters of the language). Graduate students are permitted to apply for the beginning level in addition to the intermediate and advanced levels.
Summer fellowships cover tuition at the host institution (actual cost up to $5,000) and provide a stipend ($2,500). Summer travel awards covering the actual cost of travel up to $1,000 may also be available.
Academic year fellowships provide a set stipend per academic year ($15,000 for graduate and $5,000 for undergraduate students) and cover the cost of in-state tuition and fees (up to 12 credits per semester).
Fellowship recipients must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and be admitted to a graduate or undergraduate program at the University of Florida.
For more detailed information about the fellowships, and for application information, see the FLAS section of the CES website: http://ces.ufl.edu/fellowships-2/student-fellowships/flas/
or contact Jim Robbins at 352-294-7145 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for European Studies is offering its annual competition for Faculty Course Development, Course Enhancement and Travel Grants, and Graduate Student Course Development and Travel Grants. The CES also offers competition for Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Course Development Grants, open to UF faculty and eligible UF graduate students.
The detailed Spring 2011 announcements of the grants can be accessed online at:
The application form (with interactive form fields) for all these opportunities is available
here. If you have questions about these grants, please contact the CES main office at (352) 392-8902.
The Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of Florida announces a competition for Study Abroad Travel Grants. All UF students selected to participate in a CES-affiliated Study Abroad Program (Brussels, Istanbul, Prague, Salzburg) are eligible to apply. Up to four $500 grants will be awarded.
Interested students should submit the following:
Undergraduate Summer Travel Grant Application Form: download here or pick up from 3324 Turlington Hall.
Brief Essay: (1-2 pages) describing the value of the program for the student's course of study.
Letter of Recommendation: which must be from a UF faculty member or Graduate Assistant.
Unofficial UF Transcript
CES is unable to provide travel advances. Award winners will be
reimbursed for their expenses upon their return provided they have
followed the CES
Travel Reimbursement Procedure. We cannot under any circumstances make exceptions to this procedure.
Completed applications, including all of the above, must be turned in to the CES main office in 3324 Turlington Hall, PO Box 117342 by 5:00pm on February 28, 2011.
The Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of Florida is soliciting proposals for its Graduate Student Brownbag Series. UF Graduate students, in any discipline, whose research focuses on Europe (broadly defined), are encouraged to submit proposals Students whose proposals are selected will be invited to present their research at the weekly Brownbag Series.
Proposals should consist of a short (150 words) description of the research project and its relevance to European studies, and should be sent by e-mail to Petia Kostadinova (subject: "Graduate Student Brownbag Series"). There is no deadline for submissions and proposals will be reviewed on a regular basis.
In Fall 2010, the Brownbag Series will meet on Wednesdays during 5th period in TUR 3312. The CES provides finger food, chips and sodas, and attendees are encouraged to bring brownbag lunches.
The CES will also award 1-2 $500 annual award for the best graduate brownbag paper(s). To be considered for the award, students whose proposals are selected for the series will be asked to also submit a research paper (on the topic of their brownbag presentation). A hard copy of the paper will be due on the day of the presentation.
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