Deadline: January 28
Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Boren Fellows represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.
Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study. Boren Fellowship awards are made for a minimum of 12 weeks and maximum of 24 months.The program focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Boren Fellowships are awarded with preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security. For more information about the application process, click here. Boren Fellowship applicants will be notified of their status by mail in mid-late April.
(last checked 1.24.17)