Boren Fellowship


The Boren Fellowship, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provides 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.



Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be a matriculated graduate student, in any discipline.
  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Must demonstrate interest in a career in public service.

How to Apply

Apply on the Boren Awards website.

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