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LACIS Announces 2012-2013 FLAS Recipients!

LACIS is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 FLAS awardees for the study of Portuguese or Quechua.

FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship Program) “provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.  Eligible students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education.*”

At UW-Madison, LACIS administers the programs for the study or Portuguese, Quechua and Yucatec Maya. For the upcoming academic year, the following individuals have been awarded FLAS fellowships:


Michael Allred

Jacob Blanc

Paul Borovay

James Galindo

Robert Hayes (LACIS BA Student)

Ellen Hebden

Michael  Hill (LACIS BA Student)


Jessica Hanz (LACIS MA Student)


Please join us in congratulating them!

Learn more about the FLAS Program administered by UW-Madison:
*US Department of Education: