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The Boren Scholarship program is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers. The Boren Awards fund intensive language study abroad for U.S. undergrad and grad students. After graduation, Boren winners complete one-year minimum of paid work in the federal government, in areas like national defense, diplomacy, and intelligence. STEM majors can apply for summer scholarships too! The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences, including their Flagship Language Initiative programs and others. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and will work with all applicants to select the program, develop budgets and write the application essays.
Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)
If you are interested, here are your next steps:
• Check out the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/) to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries!
• Let us know your interest by contacting Dixie Shafer (email@example.com) or Andrea Dvorak (firstname.lastname@example.org).
• DUE January 20: send a draft of your application to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org – we will work through several drafts from this point to ensure that you submit the strongest application possible.