Info Session: Boren Awards / Study Abroad Funding

Tuesday, November 27, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Cudd Hall, room 203

Hear about the Boren Awards Program’s study abroad scholarships for U.S. students. Boren Awards provide funding opportunities to study less commonly taught languages in world regions that are critical to U.S. interests, and that are underrepresented in study abroad programs, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government in areas that support national security for at least one year after graduation. Boren Scholarships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion, so study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged. Preference will be given to undergraduate applicants proposing at least six months overseas. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 4. Sponsored by the Honors Program. For more info, email Jennifer Beers at jbeers@tulane.edu.

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