Boren Scholarships & Fellowship

Boren Scholarships & Fellowship, open to US Undergrad & Grad students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Boren Fellows represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federalnational security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.
Award AmountsBoren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study. read more

Length of Study
Boren Fellowship awards are made for a minimum of 12 weeks and maximum of 24 months.read more

National Security
The program focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.read more

Program Preferences
Boren Fellowships are awarded with preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security.read more

Application Deadline
The Boren Fellowship national application deadline is January 28, 2016. For more information about the application process, click here.

Boren Fellowship applicants will be notified of their status by mail in mid-late April.

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