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Office of National Scholarship Advisement

University of Mississippi

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

Application year:

Sophomore, Junior

Description:

The NSEP Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. undergraduates and graduate students studying in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). Boren Scholarships are for undergraduates and Boren Fellowships are for graduate students.

Signature of Program:

Up to $20,000 ($30,000 for graduate students) to study less commonly taught languages abroad for an academic year or a summer plus a semester. STEM majors may apply for summer-only programs. Arab and Chinese Language Flagship Program students are especially encouraged to apply for Boren to support their capstone year.

Amount of Award:

Usually cover full costs of travel, living, and tuition, based on your application budget.

Requirements:

U.S. citizens who are first years through juniors are eligible. Those accepting Boren Awards commit to serve one year of employment in the Federal government. 3.0 GPA

Supplementary Materials:

Boren Application Checklist

Contact:

ONSA

Tim Dolan

tadolan@olemiss.edu

The Boren Scholarship requires an institutional endorsement.

Deadline:

January 15

Area(s) of interest:

All