Boren Fellowships for Graduate Students

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 01/26

Scholarship Description

Fellowships awarded to graduate students studying in U.S. colleges or universities to add an international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Emphasized world areas include Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. NSEP Fellowship recipients incur a federal service requirement. Recipients must be U.S. citizens.

Boren Fellowships fund research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate 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 $12,000 for domestic language study (optional)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

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Donor: National Security Education Program

Private, nonprofit organization committed to leadership development and services for the education, cultural, and training sectors.