Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 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, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. For a complete list of countries, click here.
Boren Scholars 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. For a complete list of languages, click here.
The application deadline is February 10, 2010, but GT has an internal deadline of January 27. Students who wish for their applications to be reviewed by the GT Campus Representative should provide a near-final draft by this time. For additional advice on submitting a strong application, please contact your GT Campus Representative, Rebecca Miller in OIE.
Fellowship eligibility, service requirements, and other details can be found on the Boren Awards website link.