How do you get a Boren award?
The Boren Scholarship application requires two Letters of Recommendation, and applicants may include a third. Applicants are also encouraged to include a Language Evaluation of the Boren language, which should be filled out by a recent instructor in that language. Review our guide on selecting strong recommenders.
How many people apply for the Boren scholarship?
In 2021, the national nominating panel selected 124 Boren Fellows from 334 graduate applications and 188 Boren Scholars from 626 undergraduate applications.
How long is Boren Fellowship?
Boren Fellowship awards are made for a minimum of 12 weeks and maximum of one year overseas. Boren-funded programs can begin no earlier than June 1 and no later than March 1. See the website for specifics. Boren Fellowships promote long-term linguistic and cultural immersion.
Who is eligible for the Gilman Scholarship?
To be eligible for a Gilman Scholarship, an applicant must be: A citizen of the United States; An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (including both two-year and four-year institutions);
Who are the David l.boren scholars and fellows?
Boren Scholars and Fellows, authorized under the David L. Boren National Security Education Act (NSEA), as amended, P.L. 102-183, receive funding (up to $25,000 for Scholars and $25,000 for Fellows) to study the languages and cultures most critical to our nation’s security.
Where do Boren Scholars study in the world?
Boren Scholars and Fellows from diverse fields of study immerse themselves in the cultures in world regions underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
When do you need to apply for the Boren Awards?
The Boren Awards application is now live! Boren Awards funding may be applied to programs starting as early as June 1, 2021 or as late as March 1, 2022. Your campus representative may also set a campus deadline to provide support and feedback — please check to see if there is one and respect it!
Where did David L Boren go to college?
I studied Arabic in Ifrane, Morocco through the SUNY-Binghamton Exchange Program at Al Akhawayn University, where I was able to experience the culture and better understand the political struggles of the Arab peoples in ways that textbooks could never cover.