David L. Boren
Full Name:The National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
Class Level:Recent Graduate
Course of Study:All
Campus Due Date:
- Boren Scholarships provide American undergraduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government.
- Focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
- The scholarship is for study abroad and it is not for study in the United States.
- Must be nominated by Franklin College
- A U.S. citizen at the time of application.
- Must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program in a U.S. universities, colleges and community colleges accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Maximum award amounts for the Boren Scholarship are:
- $8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum)
- $10,000 for a semester program
- $20,000 for a year long program
- Award amounts are based on the amount needed as stated on the budget up to the maximum award amount for each term (e.g. if the program total minus financial aid, not including loans, is $15,000 for a year long program, the student would be offered $15,000 not $20,000).
- Campus deadline: Please submit all required application materials to the campus representative by 5pm on November 14, 2012.
- Application deadline: 5:00pm ET, February 9, 2013
- Application must be through online.
- Supplemental materials should be sent by mail.
- Two-page Statement of purpose essay, Part I: Rationale
- Two-page Statement of purpose essay, part II: Study Abroad Program Description (both the preferred and alternate programs),
- Composite student rating form
- 2-3 recommendations
- One-page study abroad program description or two letters of support for direct enrollment or individually arranged programs
- Language self-assessment form
- Language proficiency form (optional)
- on-campus interview form
Franklin College Contact:
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka
- Must be applying to engage in a study abroad experience in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand that meets home institution standards.
- The study abroad program ends before you graduate.