An information session on the Boren scholarship and fellowship awards for international study will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in Moore Hall 258 on the University of Hawaii Mānoa campus.
The Boren awards are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduates to study abroad in critical regions such as Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East. The Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Fellowships support study and research in Asia, Africa, Central add Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East as well as study of less commonly taught languages such as Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.
Detailed information about the Boren Awards Program can be found at http://www.borenawards.org/program. The UH Mānoa campus representative for the Boren Awards is Dr. Chizuko Allen, fellowships coördinator of the School of Pacfic and Asian Studies. She can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at (808) 956‑6345.