NSEP Boren recipients for 2018-2019 announced

April 19, 2018
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Congratulations to the following NSEP Boren recipients for 2018-2019!  

The Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CLLC) is pleased to announce three recipients of the NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarship for 2018-2019. 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.

Haley Bogomolny

Haley Bogomolny, Mandarin Chinese,  Middlebury College, CET Academic Programs Middlebury School in China, Kunming

Taylor Giordullo

Taylor Giordullo, Arabic, International Affairs and Languages, Qasid Institute for Classical & Modern Standard Arabic, Jordan

Ashley Meece

Ashley Meece, Korean, Political Science, Ewha Womans University Exchange Program, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness.

For more information about Ohio State’s Boren Application, please contact Rebecca Bias at bias.3@osu.edu, or 614-292-4137.   Many thanks for the ongoing support of Elizabeth Angerman and Grace Johnson in the Office of International Affairs.