Boren Scholarship and Fellowship

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide support to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study languages and cultures in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. 
Eligibility: Undergraduate
An undergraduate student candidate must: 
  • be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • be a high school graduate, or have earned a GED, and are matriculated in an undergraduate degree program in a U.S. post-secondary institution
  • apply to engage in a study abroad experience in a country outside Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand that meets home institution standards
  • plan to use the scholarship for a study abroad program which ends prior to the candidate’s graduation
Eligibility: Graduate
A graduate student candidate must: 
  • be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • be either enrolled in or applying to graduate at an accredited U.S. college or university located within the U.S. and provide evidence of admission and enrollment
  • remain enrolled in a graduate program for the duration of the fellowship
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships - Field
See application information
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships - Year of Application
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships - Application Deadlines
For campus and national deadlines, click here.

Official Website 
CMU Contacts
  • Phame Camarena, Ph.D., - Director University Honors and National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902,
  • Maureen Harke, Ph.D. - Coordinator, National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902,