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.
Benefits: $8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum). $10,000 for a semester. $20,000 for a 6 – 12 months.
When are you eligible to apply? The scholarship can be used for summer following freshman, sophomore, or junior year, or in an academic semester during sophomore, junior, or first-semester senior year. Applications are typically due in early February the year before.
What kind of GPA will you need? You must meet AC GPA approval to study abroad.
Campus Contact: Dr. Jennifer T. Johnson-Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org). This scholarship requires campus endorsement.
Previous Winners: Claire Balani ’10, Phyllis Goode ’16, Brittany Dimock ’17, Brittany Subialdea ’17, Caitlin Lucero ‘20