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You must submit a 2017-2018 FAFSA application to be eligible for FLAS. 2017-2018 FAFSA applications open October 1, 2016. Having financial need is not necessary to receive a FLAS scholarship.

Please click here for a link to the FAFSA website.

You must also submit the following documents to apply for FLAS awards. The documents are:

1. The FLAS Award application

You must complete all pages of the application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please use a word processing tool to fill out the application.

The FLAS application will be available on October 28, 2016 for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018 and Summer 2017. 

Click here for the CLAS FLAS application.

2. Official transcripts

You must have official transcripts from all institutions of higher education that you have attended, including the University of Utah. Unofficial transcripts are not accepted.

3. Two letters of recommendation

You must have two letters of recommendation, each accompanied by the letter of recommendation form. Your recommender must sign both documents and seal them in an envelope.

The strongest letters of recommendation come from university professors. Having one letter to support your academic strengths and one to support your language learning skills is recommended, but not required.

Click here for the letter of recommendation form


All documents must be submitted together in hard copy. Incomplete applications are not accepted.

Please do not staple the documents submitted.

The deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Friday, January 27, 2017. Late applications are not accepted.

Mail or drop off in person to:

Center for Latin American Studies
215 S Central Campus Drive, Rm 210
Salt Lake City, UT 84112


If you choose to mail your application, please make sure your application reaches the Center for Latin American Studies on or before the deadline. 

If you have any questions, please contact the FLAS coordinator at or (801) 581-6101.



Last Updated: 10/4/17