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Boren Awards: Language Study and Research in Eastern Europe & Eurasia

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Subject: Boren Awards: Language Study and Research in Eastern Europe & Eurasia
The application for the 2018 Boren Awards is now open at!


Boren Awards fund U.S. undergraduate and graduate language study and
research abroad in world regions critical to U.S. national interests
(including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America,
and the Middle East). Boren Awards promote longer‐term linguistic and cultural immersion overseas, and are available to applicants in most fields
of study.

Boren Awards will give preference to applicants planning to study in Eastern
European and Eurasian countries, including Armenia. Preference is also give
to students who are willing to study abroad for longer periods of time and
are highly motivated by the potential to work in the federal government once
completing the program.

The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students for
language‐focused study abroad.

The Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to fund
language study, graduate‐level research, and academic internships abroad.

Webinars on aspects of the Boren Awards, including special regional
initiatives and components of the application are scheduled throughout the
2016‐2017 academic year. Sign up today at
Additional information on preferred countries, languages, and fields of
study can be found at

Applicants are encouraged to contact their Boren Awards campus
representatives, listed in a directory on the website, for
institution‐specific guidance. They may also contact Boren Awards staff
directly at 1‐800‐618‐NSEP or