Tag Archives: Boren

Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Information sessions

Leah M. Mason, EdD, Assistant Director, Project GO & Language Training Centers, from the Institute of International Education, will be on campus Wednesday, November 13 to talk with students interested in the Boren Scholarship (undergraduate) program and the Boren Fellowship (graduate student) programs. There are separate information sessions for the undergraduate and graduate student programs. http://www.borenawards.org/

Boren Fellowship (graduate student) information session:
Wednesday, November 13
2:30-3:30 PM
On Wisconsin Room A, Red Gym

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, 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. The national application deadline is January 28, 2014 5:00 PM EST. There is no separate campus deadline; applicants apply directly to Boren program.
Dr. Erin Crawley, fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu is the campus rep for the Boren Fellowship program.

Boren Scholarship (undergraduate student) information session:
Wednesday, November 13
3:30-4:30
On Wisconsin Room A, Red Gym

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. 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. There is an earlier campus deadline and campus procedure for the undergraduate competition.
Matt Geisler, Assistant Director, IAP, mdgeisler@studyabroad.wisc.edu, is the campus representative for the Boren Scholarship program.

Boren Graduate Fellowship Application Available

The applications for the 2014-15 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. 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.

Boren Fellowships December Webinars

There will be several webinars on aspects of the Boren Fellowships competition for graduate students. The deadline for submission of a Boren Fellowships application to Boren is Thursday, January 31 5:00 PM EST.

Monday, December 10, 2012, 2pm EST,

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 4pm EST, http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship

We have 9 more webinars scheduled in January, including a session about the service requirement and two webinar panels.  To view the full schedule, visit http://www.borenawards.org/webinars.html.

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Image Hosting | Thanks to MegaUpload Search, RapidShare Search and Internet TV