The Mideast center is currently unable to award FLAS fellowships. Students interested in applying for a FLAS fellowship in a Middle Eastern language should consider applying to the Area Studies Centers below. Applicants are encouraged to contact the FLAS administrator of the selected center before submitting an application.

 

Arabic

 

Hebrew

 

Persian

 

Turkish

 

Urdu


Past FLAS Awardee Information

 

Name Department Language Program/Location
 

Summer 2018

Brandie Banner Environmental Science and Engineering Arabic Qasid Arabic Institution, Amman, Jordan
Chloe Arrojado Media and Journalism Arabic Qalam wa Lawh, Rabat, Morocco
Hina Muneeruddin Religious Studies Arabic University of California – Los Angeles
Jay Yeo Religious Studies Arabic UNC-Chapel Hill
Maggie McKenzie Arab Cultures and French and Francophone Studies Arabic Qasid Arabic Institution, Amman, Jordan
Matthew Gibson History Arabic University of Chicago
Maya Little History  Turkish University of Wisconsin – Madison
Rachel Cochran History Persian Armenian School of Languages and ARMACAD Persian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia
Ryan Branagan History Arabic Middlebury College – Oakland, CA
 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Lily Herbert  Geography Turkish
Nikki Behnke Environmental Science and Engineering Arabic
Ryan Branagan Arabic History
Tara Di Cassio Global Studies Arabic
 

Summer 2017

Hannah Cook Franco-Arab Studies Arabic Arabic Summer Institute at University of Texas-Austin
Gray Gilbert History Persian University of Maryland-College Park
Lily Herbert Geography Turkish University of Wisconsin – Madison
David Kaibah Economics and Political Science Arabic Qalam wa Lawh, Rabat, Morocco
Jessica Yeo Religious Studies Arabic Qasid Arabic Institution, Amman, Jordan
 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Meghan Cutherell Maternal and Child Health Arabic
Michelle Dromgold-Sermen Sociology Arabic
Susan Epling Maternal and Child Health Arabic
Kathryn Hewitt Global Studies Persian
 

Summer 2016

Meghan Cutherell Health Sciences Arabic Middlebury  College
Michelle Dromgold-Sermen Sociology Arabic University of Texas at Austin
Alexandra Gombar Arabic Qasid Arabic Institution, Amman, Jordan
Kathryn Hewitt Global Studies Persian University of Wisconsin-Madison
Abbie Largess Global Studies Arabic SIT Jordan: Intensive Arabic Studies -Amman, Jordan
Misbah Noor Management Arabic Morocco Arabic Language and Community Service Summer SIT
 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Maryam Al-Zoubi Law Turkish
Lillie Armstrong Health Sciences Arabic
Micah Hughes Religious Studies Arabic
Mark Reeves History Arabic
 

Summer 2015

Maryam al-Zoubi Law Turkish University of Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Brown Public Policy Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez, Morocco
Danny Hage Ecology Arabic CET Intensive Arabic Language in Jordan (Amman)
Micah Hughes Religion Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez, Morocco
Noah Ponton Political Science Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez, Morocco
Mark Reeves History Arabic Middlebury College
Amanda Zink Global Studies Turkish Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
 

Academic Year 2014-2015

Lillie Armstrong Health Sciences Arabic
Patrick D’Silva Religion Persian
Ansev Demirhan History Arabic
Carissa Landes Global Studies Persian
Maryam Al-Zoubi Law Turkish
Academic Year 2013-2014
Ansev Demirhan History Arabic
James Kuras Geography Turkish
Ahmed Osub Health Sciences Arabic
Kathryn Stein Health Sciences Urdu
 

Summer 2013

Brian Coussens Religious Studies Hebrew Jerusalem Ulpan at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Israel
Ansev Demirhan History Arabic University of Wisconsin-Madison
Amanda Eglen English Arabic Indiana University – Bloomington
Brandon Gorman Sociology Arabic Qalam wa Lawh Arabic Language Center, Rabat, Morocco
Jacob Hill Library Science Arabic Qasid Arabic Institute; Jordan
Sonya Khattak Global Studies Arabic Qasid Arabic Institute; Jordan
James Kuras Geography Turkish Bogaziçi University’s Turkish Language and Culture Program; Turkey
Caroline Zullo Global Studies Arabic  The Arabic Language Institute at the American University of Cairo; Egypt
Ansev Demirhan History Arabic UNC
 

Academic Year 2012-2013

Ali Eshraghi Communications Arabic
Matthew Hotham Religious Studies Persian
Anna Levett Literature Arabic
Ashley Robertson Architecture/Urban and regional planning Urdu
Cory Wolfe Law Arabic
 

Summer 2012

Camille Bossut Political Science Arabic UVA- Yarmouk; Jordan
Amanda Click Library Science Arabic Hedayet Institute for Arabic Studies, Cairo, Egypt
Lauren Donoghue Ecology/natural resources Hebrew Jerusalem Ulpan, Hebrew University Rothberg International School; Israel
Anna Levett Literature Arabic Qasid Institute; Jordan
Ashley Robertson Architecture/Urban and regional planning Urdu University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison Scott Drama Arabic IL-TASOL; Jordan
 

Academic Year 2011-2012

Atiya Husain Sociology Urdu
Kari Samuel Health Sciences Arabic
Nathan Swanson Geography Hebrew
Theresa Viera Law Arabic
 

Summer 2011

Adrianna Beaman Literature Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez (ALIF); Morocco
Elizabeth Benninger Literature Arabic UNC
Mattis Hennings Political Science Arabic UVA-Yarmuk Summer Arabic Program, Irbid, Jordan
Atiya Husain Sociology Urdu University of Wisconsin-Madison
Anna Levett Literature Arabic UNC
Nathan Swanson Geography Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez; Morocco
Ernst Thompson Linguistics Arabic UVA-Yarmuk Summer Arabic Program, Irbid, Jordan
Sarah Wentz Political Science Arabic Arabic Language Institute in Fez; Morocco
 

Academic Year 2010-2011

Rose Aslan Religious Studies Persian
Brandon Gorman Sociology Arabic
Layla Lavasani Health Sciences Persian
Nathan Swanson Geography Arabic