Boren Scholarship & Fellowship Information Session

Featuring: Alison Patz, Federal Boren Program Officer at National Security Education Program
Wednesday, December 10

Hedco Neurosciences Building (HNB) 100

The Boren Scholarship seeks to enhance U.S. understanding of foreign cultures, strengthen our economic competitiveness, and ensure our national security by fully funding students to enter a study abroad program with intent to learn a new language. It is designated for students enrolled in study-abroad programs OUTSIDE OF Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Western Europe. Summer only term is limited to science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors.

Boren Scholarship Eligibility – Candidates must:

  • be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application
  • be a undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior
  • apply to a study abroad program related to academic and career goals

Boren Fellowships provide support for overseas study, domestic study, or a combination of both. Boren focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. The fellowships can be applied to study abroad in all countries except Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Although study outside the United States is not required, successful applications generally include a significant overseas component.

Boren Fellowship Eligibility- Candidates must:

  • be a U.S. citizenship at the time of application
  • be enrolled in or applying to a graduate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the United States
  • include a plan for language study in a modern language other than English in your application.

If you have any questions, please contact USC Boren Campus Rep, Katie Calvert.  Boren website

Office of Academic & International Fellowships
STU 300​


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