Boren Scholarships and Fellows

October 23, 2011

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
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Boren Scholarships and Fellowships –

Date Submitted: 2011-10-17
Announcement ID: 188957

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships –

The applications for the 2012-2013 David L. Boren Scholarships and
Fellowships are now available at Boren Awards
provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and
graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe,
Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add
important international and language components to their educations.

Boren Scholars and Fellows 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. As part of the African Languages
Initiative, Boren Award applicants have the opportunity to further
their study of Akan/Twi, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu.
For a complete list of languages, visit our website.

Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic years
study abroad and graduate students up to $30,000 for language study
and international research. In exchange for funding, recipients commit
to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.

National Application Deadlines
Boren Fellowship: January 31, 2012
Boren Scholarship: February 9, 2012*
*Many institutions have an earlier on-campus deadline. Visit our
website for information about your campus deadline and Boren campus

For more information about the Boren Awards, to register for one of
our upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please
visit You can also contact the Boren Awards staff
at boren or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.

The Language Flagship –

The Language Flagship is a breakthrough in foreign language and
culture instruction in the United States designed to help individuals
achieve superior-level proficiency in critical languages including
Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian. Flagship students participate in
advanced language programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate

The Language Flagship Fellowship is an award for up to two-years for
graduate students to support their intensive language study at
Flagship institutions in the U.S. and overseas. Flagship Fellowships
are available for the study of Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian at
designated Flagship Programs. Eligible applicants for Flagship
Fellowships must be U.S. citizens with advanced proficiency in the
Flagship language of study. Past recipients of Boren Scholarships or
Fellowships are eligible to apply for the Flagship Fellowship. In
addition, students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate
Flagship programs may apply for Boren funding to participate in
overseas Flagship programs.

Flagship Fellowship Application Deadline: January 12, 2012.

Application information can be found online at

The Boren Awards and The Language Flagship are initiatives of the
National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the
Institute of International Education.

Boren Awards
Institute of International Education
1400 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 800-618-6737
Email: boren
Visit the website at

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