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Subject: New Info Sessions - 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 2017-18 in
non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the
languages of those areas. Maryland has ranked # 1 in the nation in Boren
Scholarships awarded for the past 5 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.*

Eligible Boren study 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 2017-18 may be
used for study abroad in Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018.

The UMD deadline to apply for the Boren Scholarship will be January 25, 2017.
You can learn more about the BorenScholarship 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 BorenScholarship and its application process. Please write to
[log in to unmask] to let us know which session you plan to attend. (If you
are unable to attend any of the scheduled sessions send a note to the same
address.

Wednesday, November 9 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 9 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 10 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 10 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall

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, 2017.

Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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