Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
A Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) fellowship is available from the European Union Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for students wishing to study Modern Greek. Incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. U.S. nationality or permanent residence is required. Graduate students may receive full tuition fee waiver and a stipend of $15,000 over an academic year (eligibility for tuition waiver varies by home department and school). Undergraduate students receive $10,000 for tuition fees and $5,000 stipend. Application deadline is in February of every year. For more information, please see: http://www.flas.illinois.edu/.
Modern Greek Studies FLAS Fellowship Recipients:
Michelle Asbill (Graduate EU Studies) - FLAS Fellow AY 2012-13 (to continue with her Modern Greek Studies and study GRKM 403 Intermediate Modern Greek I and GRKM 404 Intermediate Modern Greek II in AY 2013-14.
Hephestion Bolaris (Undergraduate, Classics) -FLAS Fellow AY 2012-13 (to continue with his Modern Greek Studies and study GRKM 453 Advanced Modern Greek I and GRKM 454 Advanced Modern Greek II.
The Houston and Papadimitriou Greek Culture Awards
Established in 2009, the Houston and Papadimitriou Greek Culture Awards are awarded to undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who have a demonstrated interest in and who are taking elective courses to learn about Greek culture, language or history. In AY 2012-13, the deadline for applications for students taking a GRKM coure in either the fall or the spring semester is 4:30pm on Monday, April 29 2013. To familiarize yourself with the award guidlines and submit an application, please click here. If you have questions, please contact Dean Penelope Soskin (LAS).
Past Recipients of Houston and Papadimitriou Greek Culture Awards
Christina V. Dracopoulos (2009-2010)
Katerina Georgiafentis (2009-2010)
Eunhae Lee (2009-2010)
Jenna Tsarpalas (2009-2010)
Jenna Tsarpalas (2010-2011)