David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
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.
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
The Boren Scholarship requires an institutional endorsement.
Area(s) of interest: