NSEP Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Program

September 28, 2023

NSEP Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Program

Boren Awards

The Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CLLC) is proud to announce that they have been recognized by the NSEP Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Program as having granted 75 awards to OSU students over a period of approximately 20 years, with one year boasting six OSU awardees. Boren awards undergraduate and graduate students who hope to work for the government in national security efforts and study a critical language overseas for an extended period.

Grant fund study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests.

Maximum awards are determined by duration abroad:

Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)

Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks

Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

 Current deadlines are late January 2024

The Boren Scholarships provide up to $25,000 for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad.

Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, and fields of study, as well as application procedures can be found at www.borenawards.org

For more information, please contact your Boren undergraduate scholarship campus representative, Dr. Rebecca Bias, bias.3@osu.edu, or contact the Boren Awards at 1‑800‑618‑NSEP or boren@iie.org.  

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