Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
67
Days
February 3 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Description

Boren Awards are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Boren Scholarships applicants must be matriculated in an associateÔÇÖs or bachelorÔÇÖs degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application. They must remain matriculated in an undergraduate degree program for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete. To prove matriculation, grantees will be required to submit a letter from a dean or registrar at their home institution stating that their graduation date will occur after the completion of their Boren Scholarship or Fellowship. Boren Scholarships Maximum Award Amounts: 8-11 weeks is $8,000 for a summer program (STEM majors only); 12-24 weeks is $12,500; and 25-52 weeks is $25,000. Applicants must be planning an overseas program in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Applicants must be planning to study in a country of which they are not a citizen. The application includes two essays, with a maximum of 800 words for each essay. The Boren Scholarship application requires two Letters of Recommendation, and applicants may include a third. Applicants are also encouraged to include a Language Evaluation of the Boren language, which should be filled out by a recent instructor in that language. More information on the scholarship requirements can be accessed at https://www.borenawards.org/application-instructions-boren-scholarships#1.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

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Boren Awards team
boren@iie.org
Tel: 800-6186737 Address Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-2403