Student Funding

CREES offers funding for students to study at the University of Michigan and to take advantage of opportunities at other institutions and overseas for language learning, research, and internships.

FLAS Fellowships

Deadline: January 20 | Graduate and Undergraduate
Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
      Recent FLAS Awardees: Graduate Students | Undergraduate Students

Copernicus Fellowship

Nomination Deadline: February 16 | Graduate Students only
Copernicus Fellowship for Incoming Graduate Students in Polish Studies

CREES Summer Funding

Deadline: March 15 | Graduate and Undergraduate unless noted otherwise
Applicants can submit one application to qualify for: 

Conference Travel Grants

Deadline: Rolling | Graduate and Undergraduate
Conference Travel Grants

Interested students should contact with any questions about these funding opportunities. Awards are contingent on the availability of funds.


The CREES opportunities blog also has information about funding resources.

University of Michigan Travel Policy

Effective 9/1/11, all U-M students traveling abroad for University-related purposes (i.e., participating in study, research, work, or volunteer programs organized or supported by U-M departments/units or for which U-M in-residence credit is granted) are required to 

  1. Register their travel in the U-M Travel Registry and 
  2. Buy U-M’s Travel Abroad Health Insurance. Students may also buy this insurance for personal or leisure travel abroad.

For information about immunizations and other travel-related health matters, see Travel Health Services.