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Boren Scholarships provide US citizen undergraduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government. The National Security Education Program (NSEP) awards Boren Undergraduate Scholarships to US undergraduates for study of world regions including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, but excludes countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The maximum awards are $8,000 per summer, $10,000 per semester, or $20,000 per full academic year.
Applicants must be US citizens enrolled in accredited undergraduate degree programs. Boren scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete.
The Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Application requires a university interview and endorsement. Please contact LeAnn Adam to discuss your interest in applying.
OSU Campus Deadline: TBD
Boren National Deadline: February 3, 2021
OSU Coordinator for Prestigious Scholarships