Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Boren Scholarship


The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to study abroad for one or two semesters (preferred) in 2017-18 in non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the languages of those areas.  Eligible regions include Africa, South Asia, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and former Soviet Republics, Latin America, and the Middle East. 

The Boren Scholarship is a U.S. government-funded award that seeks applicants who have a strong interest in future Government service; and the award carries a one-year service expectation.   Maryland has ranked # 1 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded for the past 5 years!!!  You can learn more about the Boren Scholarship program here:

A Boren Program representative will make a presentation on campus Wednesday, October 26 at 4 pm, in Marie Mount Hall Room 1310A - RSVP at nsepboren@umd.edu to learn more!

The NSO has also scheduled a number of information sessions to help you learn more about the Boren Scholarship and its application process. 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).

  • Thursday, October 27 at 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
  • Thursday, October 27 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
  • Friday, October 28 at 12:30 – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
  • Friday, October 28 at 4:30 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 Maryland¹s review process is JANUARY 25, 2017.