CAS Fellowships

The Center directly administers several fellowships for graduate students and one for undergraduates. We also have a seed grant program for faculty.

CAS Fellowship and Award Deadlines for 2022:

Undergraduate:

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) for Summer 2022 and Academic Year 2022-23:   CAS Only Extention: Monday, 14 February*
  • Geist and Rosberg Fellowship Application:  Friday, 25 February
  • Award for Best Undergraduate Thesis in African Studies: Friday, 6 May

Graduate:

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) for Summer 2022 and Academic Year 2022-23:   CAS Only Extention: Monday, 14 February*
  • Rocca PreDissertation and Dissertation Fellowships: Monday, 7 February
  • Emeku Kalu Ezera Fellowship: Monday, 7 February
  • Africa Research Travel GrantWe do not anticipate awarding this in 2022

 (For all CAS applications: You must be logged in with CalNet ID on browser to access application links).

The SLATE FLAS application indicates the 31 January deadline because the other area studies programs at UC Berkeley also offer FLAS grants. It will remain open for CAS applications until the extended deadline.

Faculty:

  • Mastercard Foundation Faculty Seed Grant Program: Tuesday, March 1