Boren Scholarship for Language Study Abroad

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The Boren Scholarship is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers throughout the government. The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences where language learning is the focus. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and can assist any applicant in selecting a program and writing/editing application essays.

Scholarship amounts:
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:

* Check out the Boren website to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries.
* Let us know your intent to apply by November 27th by making an appointment with Emilie Lenz ( in Study Abroad or Dixie Shafer ( in URGO.
* Submit your application to by Augsburg’s internal application deadline of Friday, January 5th.

Learn more about Boren Scholarships