Boren Awards Information Session

313 Strickland Hall

If you are interested in studying a critical language abroad, attend this Boren Awards Information Session to learn about a federally-funded scholarship to support your study. A program representative from Boren Awards will speak, as well as a current MU senior who spent her junior year in Kazakhstan with the support of a Boren Scholarship.

The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students. All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens at the time of the national application deadline
  • A high school graduate, or have earned a GED
  • Planning an overseas program in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Planning to study in a country of which they are not a citizen
  • Matriculated for the duration of their Boren Awards-funded program in an undergraduate or graduate degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • (For ROTC cadets and midshipmen and members of the military Reserves or National Guard) In inactive, non-drilling status for the duration of their Boren Awards-funded program

In addition to these basic eligibility criteria, the Boren Awards give preference to programs based on their duration, focus on intensive study of a preferred language in a preferred country, and the applicant’s field of study.