Monthly Archives: August 2013

Boren Graduate Fellowship Application Available

The applications for the 2014-15 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at Boren Fellowship Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.

Boren Fellowship recipients represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. As part of the African Languages Initiative, Boren Award applicants have the opportunity to further their study of Akan/Twi, Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu. For a complete list of languages, visit our website.

Fulbright US Student applicants to Egypt

The Egyptian Fulbright Commission has requested that applicants submit the following as part of their applications in Arabic:

Applicants must include an abstract of their projects in Arabic (and its English version) as part of their Fulbright application package. When preparing the abstract offline, it should be appended after the Statement of Grant Purpose essay, so that there will be up to three pages for the two statements. The statements should be uploaded into the Embark application system as a single PDF document. This abstract goes forward in the application for research clearance.

Questions can be directed to Jermaine Jones, the IIE program manager for Egypt at

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