NSEP Boren recipients for 2019-2020 announced

April 24, 2019
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The Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CLLC) is pleased to announce one recipient of the NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarship for 2019-2020. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students and up to $24,000 to U.S. graduate 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 and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American and the Middle East. Boren Scholars study less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.

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Congratulations to Boren Recipient Natalie Antonik for the academic year of 2019-2020. Next year, Natalie will be studying abroad at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. She will be taking classes in the School of International Liberal Studies as well as Japanese language classes. Her classes begin in September 2019 and end in July 2020.

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The CLLC is also delighted to announce that Claire Mercer has received the prestigious Boren Scholarship for Arabic.  She is a Geography major with a specialization in Spatial Analysis, and she will spend eleven months studying at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan.