Boren Awards African Languages Initiative, Deadlines Approaching

Boren Award logoThe applications for the 2015-2016 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.

Funding is available through the African Languages Initiative 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)
Swahili
Portuguese
Wolof
Zulu

African Languages Initiative overseas programs are available for intensive language and cultural study during fall semester 2015 in the following countries:

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

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Deadline for graduate students:  January 27, 2015
Deadline for undergraduates: February 4, 2015

 

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