[PAST EVENT] Application Deadline: Boren Scholarships

Wednesday, December 11th 2013
12am - 11:55pm
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Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Full Description
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, Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu. For a complete list of languages, visit the website.

Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year's 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.
W&M Deadlines:
Campus pre-application deadline: 12 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Campus final deadline: 12 p.m. on January 22, 2014


National Application Deadlines
Boren Fellowship: January 28, 2014
Boren Scholarship: February 5, 2014*
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