Applications are currently invited from outstanding and interested candidates for Boren Awards for International Study in the U.S. These scholarship awards are available for undergraduate students to study abroad.
Boren Scholarships provide up to $25,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): National Security Education Program (NSEP), USA
Host Institution(s): Institute of International Education (IIE), USA
Scholarship Worth: Up to $25,000
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Undergraduates
Nationality: International Students
Boren Awards for International Study Abroad | DETAILS
Boren Awards are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants identify how their study abroad programs or overseas projects, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined.
Scholarships and Fellowships focusing on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
To be eligible for Boren Awards for International Study Abroad, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be a high school graduate, or have earned a GED
- Planning to study in a country of which they are not a citizen
- Boren Scholarships applicants must be matriculated in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application.
- They must remain matriculated in an undergraduate degree program for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete
- Boren Scholars and Fellows study throughout the world, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
See Also: Beyond Borders Scholarships for International Students 2023
How-to-Apply: To be considered for Boren Awards for International Study Abroad, applicants should please submit the application online.
The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students. All eligible applicants have the option to either apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative or select/design their own study program.
Application Deadline: Not Stated