Boren Scholarship

Requires campus nomination and must be submitted through the Fellowships Office.

Boren Scholarships provide undergraduate and graduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government. The program funds 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 American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.


Undergraduates who are U.S. citizens and who demonstrate commitment and ability.

Award Benefits

Up to $10,000 for a semester of study and up to $20,000 for a full academic year.