2016-2017 East Asian FLAS Recipients

UCLA students receive funding for the study of East Asian language and area studies

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program. The Asia Pacific Center administers the FLAS Fellowship program for East Asia at UCLA, supporting graduate and undergraduate training in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language and related area studies. Summer fellowships support intensive language study. Academic-year fellowships provide fees and a $15,000 living stipend.

Summer 2016 FLAS Fellows

Jay Burton (undergraduate), Asian Languages and Cultures, Japanese 

Julia Eberhardt (undergraduate), Political Science, Japanese 

James Hillmer, Asian Languages and Cultures, Korean (Sungkyunkwan University)

Jeff Loi, Urban Planning, Chinese (National Taiwan University)

Hudson Spivey, Geography, Japanese (Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

Tatiana Sulovska, East Asian Studies, Japanese

John Widman, Ethnomusicology, Youjiang Zhuang (independent study)

Academic Year 2016–2017 FLAS Fellows

James Hillmer, Asian Languages and Cultures, Korean (Sungkyunkwan University)

Minsoo Kim (undergraduate), Political Science, Chinese 

HeeJin Lee, Asian Languages and Culture, Japanese

Jenny J. Lee, Education, Korean

Adina Matisoff, Geography, Chinese

Mary Rank, Information Studies, Chinese

Maarika Rickansrud, Asian Languages, and Cultures, Korean

Tatiana Sulovska, East Asian Studies, Japanese


For information about the 2017–2018 FLAS application, click here.

Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2017