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Francis DuVinage <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS - Study Abroad for Critical Languages

Description:
The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to
study abroad for one or two semesters (preferably) in 2016-17 in
non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the
languages of those areas. Eligible regions include Africa, South Asia, East
and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and former Soviet Republics, Latin
America, and the Middle East. (Boren Scholarships MAY NOT be used for study
in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.) Boren Scholarships for
2016-17 may be used for study abroad in Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and/or Spring
2017. Maryland has ranked # 1 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded for
the past 4 years!!!
*The Boren Scholarship is a U.S. Government-funded award that seeks
applicants who have a strong interest in future Government service; the award
carries a one-year service expectation.*

The UMD deadline to apply for the Boren Scholarship will be January 25, 2016.
You can learn more about the Boren Scholarship program here:
http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship/basics.html
The NSO has scheduled a number of information sessions to help you learn more
about the Boren Scholarship and its application process. (If you are unable
to attend any of the scheduled sessions send a note to [log in to unmask])

BOREN PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE VISIT: Thursday, October 29 at 4 pm –
Location: Susquehanna Hall Room 2114 - rsvp to [log in to unmask]
Additional Boren Info Sessions – ALL IN MARIE MOUNT HALL ROOM 2403:
Wednesday, November 4 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to
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Wednesday, November 4 at 4:30 pm– 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to
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Thursday, November 5 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to
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DEADLINE: All Maryland applicants for the Boren Scholarship must take part in
a required campus review process which is designed to help you strengthen
your application. The deadline for Maryland¹s review process is JANUARY 25,
2016.

Francis DuVinage, Ph.D.
Director, National Scholarships Office and Maryland Center for Undergraduate
Research
2403 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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Phone: (301) 314-9458
Fax: (301) 314-0085
http://www.scholarships.umd.edu
http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu


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