2013-2014 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

The applications for the 2013-2014 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org.
Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S.
undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central
& Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where
they can add important international and language components to their

Scholars and Fellows 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. As part of the African Languages Initiative, Boren Award
applicants have the opportunity to further their study of Akan/Twi,
Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu. For a complete list
of languages, visit our website.  

students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad
and graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international
research. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the
federal government for a minimum of one year.

 National Application Deadlines

Boren Fellowship: January 31, 2013

Boren Scholarship: February 13, 2013*

*Many institutions have an earlier on-campus deadline. Visit our
website for information about your campus deadline and Boren campus

more information about the Boren Awards, to register for one of our
upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please visit
www.borenawards.org. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.

Boren Awards are initiatives of the National Security Education Program
(NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International


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