Boren Awards

Scholarships and Fellowships to Study Critical Languages

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Deadline: February 3, 2021 (scholarships) and January 27, 2021 (fellowships)

Boren Awards are given to graduate or undergraduate students pursuing a fellowship or study abroad in an area deemed ‘critical to U.S. interests’. They are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills in a wide variety of critical languages. Boren Scholars and Fellows come from a variety of fields of study and go to underrepresented study abroad destinations such as Africa, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Alumni also work in public service roles in the federal government.

The scholarship program is open to undergraduate students while the fellowship program is open to graduate students. Applicants can win up to $25000 depending on the length of their program and their field.

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