SUBJECT: Boren Awards: Language Study and Research in East Asia
The application for the 2018 Boren Awards is now open at www.borenawards.org!
Boren Awards fund U.S. undergraduate and graduate language study and research abroad in world regions critical to U.S.national interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). Boren Awardspromote longer‐term linguistic and cultural immersion overseas, and are available to applicants in most fields of study.
Boren Awards will give preference to applicants planning to study in a number of East & Southeast Asian countries including Japan. Preference is also given to students who are willing to study abroad for longer periods of time, and those who are highly motivatedto work in the federal government following graduation.
The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students for language‐focused study abroad.
The Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to fund language study, graduate‐level research, and academicinternships abroad.
Webinars on aspects of the Boren Awards, including special regional initiatives and components of the application are scheduledthroughout the 2017‐2018 academic year. Sign up today at www.borenawards.org/webinars.html. Additional information onpreferred countries, languages, and fields of study can be found at www.borenawards.org.
Applicants are encouraged to contact their Boren Awards campus representatives, listed in a directory on the website, for institution‐specific guidance. They may also contact Boren Awards staff directly at 1‐800‐618‐NSEP or email@example.com.