Tuesday, October 15, 2019

BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS - Study Abroad for Critical Languages

BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS - Study Abroad for Critical Languages - Info Sessions Next Week

The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to study abroad for one or two semesters (preferably) in 2020-21 in non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the languages of those areas. Maryland ranks # 1 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded over the past 8 years!!!

Eligible regions include Africa, South Asia, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and former Soviet Republics, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Boren Scholarships MAY NOT be used for study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.) Boren Scholarships may be used for study abroad in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Fall/Spring 2021. 

*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.*

Attend an info session to learn more about the Boren Scholarship. Please write to nsepboren@umd.edu to let us know which session you plan to attend. (If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled sessions send a note to the same address).

Monday, October 21 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 21 at 4:00 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall 
Tuesday, October 22 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, October 22 at 4:00 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall 
Wednesday, October 23 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall  
Wednesday, October 23 at 4:30 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

You can learn more about the BorenScholarship program here: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship/basics.html

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 Maryland¹s review process is FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020.