Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Boren Scholarship Representative on Campus!!!

A representative from the Boren Scholarship Program, Sarah Gleisner, will be on campus on October 26 to present an overview of the Boren Scholarship and answer your questions:

The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates who want to study abroad for one or two semesters in 2012-13 in non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the languages of those areas. Eligible regions include Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Boren Scholarships MAY NOT be used for study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.) The Boren Scholarship is a U.S. Government-funded award that seeks applicants who have a strong interest in future Government service; the award carries a one-year service expectation. Boren Scholarships for 2012-13 may be used for study abroad in Summer 2012, Fall 2012 and/or Spring 2013...

Maryland ranks # 3 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded each of the past two years!!!

BOREN SCHOLARSHIP REPRESENTATIVE - Wednesday, October 26 at 3:00 pm - Language House Multipurpose Room (0105 St. Mary's Hall - adjacent to the patio facing McKeldin library) - RSVP to nsepboren@umd.edu as space is limited.

In addition to the session listed above, the NSO has also scheduled a number of information sessions for students unable to attend this presentation- please write to nsepboren@umd.edu<mailto:nsepboren@umd.edu> to let us know which session you plan to attend....

Thursday, October 27 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 27 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 28 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 28 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 31 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, November 1 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 2 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

All Maryland applicants for the Boren Scholarship must take part in a required campus review process which is designed to help you strengthen your application. The deadline for Maryland's review process is JANUARY 25, 2012. If you are interested in learning more about the Maryland review process for the Boren Scholarship, please attend an information workshop and contact the National Scholarships Office at: nsepboren@umd.edu