BOREN Scholarships for U.S. Undergraduate Students | American Students

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students | American undergraduate 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 & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Undergraduate scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students 2011-2012 | Scholarships for American undergraduate students 2012-2013

Boren Scholarships 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. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. 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.

Boren Scholars may study abroad in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.  Students may apply to study in any country outside of the United States, Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.

The program will give preference to applicants planning to study in one of the following emphasized countries:

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain*
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the*
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Cote d’Ivoire*
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Korea, South
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan*
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria*
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen*

Boren Scholarship Eligibility

Boren Scholarships are for undergraduate students. You are eligible to apply for the Boren Scholarship if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • A high school graduate, or have earned a GED
  • Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete.
  • Applying to a study abroad program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Boren Scholarships are not for study in the United States.

How to apply

Visit: http://scholarization.blogspot.com/2011/09/boren-scholarships-for-us-undergraduate.html

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