Apply for the Boren Awards in language, culture, and service.
Undergraduate Boren Scholarships range up to $25,000. Applications are due February 2, 2022.
Graduate Boren Fellowships are up to $30,000 and are due January 26, 2022.
Grant options include:
BUILD PROFICIENCY IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Boren Scholars and Fellows study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills.
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN ANOTHER CULTURE
Boren Scholars and Fellows from diverse fields of study immerse themselves in the cultures in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
LAUNCH A CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE
Boren Awards alumni are committed to public service, applying their language skills, cultural knowledge, and academic credentials in careers critical to U.S. national security throughout the federal government, including the Departments of State, Defense, and Homeland Security, and USAID.
You can learn more about the Boren Awards with UW’s Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) office here.