2011-2012 BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS
Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East).
The Boren Scholarships provide opportunities for undergraduate students to study for a summer, semester, or an academic year in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad. The Boren Fellowships allow graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate studies. Please visit the Boren Awards website for a full list of countries (The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.)
Boren Scholars are awarded up to $20,000 for an academic year and Boren Fellows are awarded up to $30,000 for two academic years.
Boren awards are available for all undergraduate and graduate students regardless of academic discipline. Preferred fields of study include:
-Agricultural and Food Sciences
-Engineering and Sciences (including: biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, mathematics)
-Business and Economics
-Computer and Information Sciences
-Health and Biomedical Science
-Law, Political Science, & Public Policy Studies
-Social Sciences (including: anthropology, psychology, sociology)
Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, and fields of study, as well as application procedures can be found at www.borenawards.org.