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International Institute Fellowships and Grants

The U-M International Institute and its centers provide over $4 million each year to support international research and study. This funding includes fellowships and grants for faculty and student research abroad, international internships, and the study of less commonly taught languages.

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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide tuition and a stipend to students studying 
designated foreign languages in combination with area studies or international aspects of professional studies. The 
priority is to encourage the study of less commonly taught modern languages. FLAS Fellowships are administered by 
the University of Michigan Area Studies Centers and are awarded competitively through annual fellowship 
competitions. The U.S. Department of Education (US/ED) funds these awards under the provisions of Title VI of the 
Higher Education Act. The amount of funding and number of awards are contingent upon annual US/ED program 
approval, federal regulations, as well as continued congressional funding, all of which may change from year to year.
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