Info Session – Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad

A Boren Scholar in Morocco

A Boren scholar in Morocco.

If you’re planning on studying abroad next year, be sure to check out this info session for the Boren Scholarship – scholarship recipients receive up to $20,000 for an academic year abroad! The scholarship’s only available to students studying in particular regions – more info below.

Susan Sharp, from the Institute of International Education, will be speaking with interested students about the David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships on:

Tuesday, October 5th
Mary Gates Hall, Room 206
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Please RSVP at

Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are excluded.

The Boren Fellowship allows graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate studies. Boren Fellows can be awarded up to $30,000.

The Boren Scholarship provides undergraduate students up to $20,000 for an academic year abroad. 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.

Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, fields of study, federal service commitment and application procedures can be found at

For undergraduate students interested in Boren Scholarships, please contact Robin Chang, For graduate students interested in Boren Fellowships, please contact Helene Obradovich,


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