About the Scholarship

Boren Scholarships are provided by the Boren Awards that was established up by David L. Boren. The Boren Awards support the serious investigation of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergrad or graduate understudies.

Every single qualified candidate has the choice to either apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative or select/structure their study program. Boren Scholarships fund study abroad by U.S. college understudies in world districts basic to U.S. interests.


Application Procedure

  • Applicants must visit the official website of the page to get started by selecting the country and language. These selections made can be changed at any time.

  • Reach out to the Boren Awards campus representative at your institution to have a bigger picture on how to apply and things to be considered while applying for the scholarship.

  • The students applying for this grant must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application that provides students with their SAR and determine that what his/her family is capable of doing for a student's education.

  • Candidates must also apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative.


Scholarship Amount

  • This scholarship amounts up to $8000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors), $10,000 for 12-24 weeks, and up to $20,000 for 25-52 weeks.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies and depends upon the number of applications received and the total amount of funds available.


Deadline Information

All the required documents and application forms must be sent to the concerned department by the end of February 05, 2020. A student is advised to keep track of the deadlines announced by the organization and make a move as early as possible.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

  • A candidate must be a high school graduate or have earned a GED.

  • Students must be enrolled in any university or college accredited by the U.S. Department of Education as an undergraduate student.

  • A recipient must be planning to study a program abroad that is equivalent to the home institution programs in a country outside New Zealand, Canada, Western Europe or Australia.