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Internships: Mapping Transitions Through the Vehicle of the Arts

Graduate students are invited to apply for funding for internship opportunities where the students creates a research or artistic project as a means to further promote the collaborations outlined by Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of the Arts.

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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Through a Title VI grant from the US department of Education (US/ED), the Institute for Global Studies offers Summer and Academic Year FLAS fellowships to promote the study of modern foreign Asian languages.

All Asian languages taught at the University of Minnesota (Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hmong, Hindi, and Urdu) are FLAS eligible languages.

Funding available:

  • Summer: $2,500 living stipend PLUS up to $5,000 for tuition and selected fees
  • Academic Year: $15,000 living stipend PLUS up to $18,000 for tuition and selected fees.

For more information or to apply for FLAS Fellowships, visit the FLAS website or contact Jodi Elowitz, FLAS coordinator at or 612-624-6527.

The application deadline is Friday, February 14, 2014.

Street in Busan. Street in Busan, South Korea. Temple food.Food served at a temple. Knicknacks.Stand displaying various knicknacks.