LinkedIn group for Alumni of the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Program

Are you an alumni of the U.S. Department of Education’s Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Program? An official LinkedIn group has been created to foster networking amongst FLAS alumni, details on how to join below!

FLAS students and alumni can use the LinkedIn group to connect with fellow language and area studies specialists, share stories about their experiences in the FLAS program, and network with alumni working in similar fields of expertise. This LinkedIn group is also a resource for learning about fellows’ paths of continued study and employment after graduation.


When requesting to join, you’re encouraged to send a direct message containing the following information to expedite the approval process:

  • Name at the time of FLAS award
  • Institution
  • Year(s) for which they received an awar