Boren Scholarships and Fellowships and the African Languages Initiative

Boren Award logoThe applications for the 2014-2015 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available.

Boren Awards, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.

For the fourth year in a row, through the African Languages Initiative funding is available for Boren Scholars and Fellows to study one of the following languages at the University of Florida’s summer African Languages Initiative (AFLI) prior to commencing their overseas Boren funded programs:

Akan/Twi
French (requires intermediate-high or above proficiency)
Hausa
Swahili
Wolof
Yoruba
Zulu

African Languages Initiative overseas programs are available for intensive language and cultural study during fall semester 2014 in the following countries:

Senegal (French)
Mozambique (Portuguese)
Tanzania (Swahili)

Is Boren right for you? Take the quiz.

The application deadline is January 28, 2014 5:00 PM EST.

The Boren Graduate Fellowship info session

Wednesday, November 13 at 2:30pm
On Wisconsin Room A, Red Gym

 

 

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