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Announcements : Due Early Dec/Jan

Announcement: Boren Awards Now Open, Due Early Dec/Jan

Study a critical language abroad and apply for a scholarship or fellowship worth up to $10,000 or $12,000 per semester.


Boren Awards for International Study

Apply to one of the most prestigious study abroad scholarships/fellowships available. Worth up to $10,000 per semester for undergraduates and up to $12,000 for graduate students, it is one of the most notable study abroad scholarships.

Campus deadlines:

  • Graduate Students: Boren Fellowship deadline: Dec 4, 2019
  • Undergraduate Students: Boren Scholarship deadline: Jan 22, 2020


  • US citizenship
  • Study of a critical language
  • Study outside of Western Europe and English-speaking countries, preferably in an emphasized country
  • Other requirements may apply


  • To promote the study of critical languages abroad. Sponsored by the US Department of Defense and the US Department of State

Scholarship workshops: