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Boren Undergraduate Scholarship for International Study - National Security Education Program

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 America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. For a complete list of countries, go to the website.

Study of foreign language must be a major component of the program.


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Application Procedure:
Contact Mary Burns in the Office of International Education and Global Initiatives at

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Summer (Undergraduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen

Last Updated:
June 12, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17