Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.
Qualifications: be a U.S. citizen; applying to a study abroad program in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand; applications are due in January of the academic year preceding the program of study.
Web address: www.borenawards.org
To notify the Office of National Scholarship Advisement of your intent to submit an application, or for further information and assistance, contact Tim Dolan.