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Boren Graduate Fellowship Event & Announcements

Boren Graduate Fellowship
Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 10:45-11:30 AM, MLB Room 2008

The Boren Fellowship provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. graduate students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests -- including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.) The fellowship allows graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate studies.

Boren Fellows are awarded up to $30,000 for up to two academic years. Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, and fields of study, as well as application procedures can be found at http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship.

An informational webinar for graduate students will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM. To register, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/442689961.

Representatives from the Boren Washington, D.C. office will be on campus on Thursday, December 3 from 10:45-11:30 AM in the Modern Language Building, room 2008.

The application deadline is Thursday, January 28, 2010.

Direct questions to campus contact Amy Kehoe akehoe@umich.edu.

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Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Presentation
Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 10:00-10:45 AM, MLB Room 2008

On Thursday, December 3rd from 10am-10:45am a representative from the Institute of International Education will be speaking with interested students about the David L. Boren Scholarships in room 2008 of the Modern Languages Building.

Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, fields of study and application procedures can be found at www.borenawards.org.

The Boren Scholarship provides opportunities for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholars (undergraduates) are awarded up to $20,000 for an academic year.

For more information please contact Linda Popovic at lpopovic@umich.edu, or contact Boren Awards at 1 800 618 NSEP or boren@iie.org.

Posted by kkowatch at December 2, 2009 03:05 PM

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