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Subject: This Week!!! - BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS - LANGUAGE STUDY IN CRITICAL
REGIONS

Description:
The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to
study abroad for one or two semesters (preferably) in 2015-16 in
non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the
languages of those areas. Eligible regions include Africa, Asia, Central &
Eastern Europe, Eurasia, 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 2015-16 may be used for study abroad
in Summer 2015, Fall 2015 and/or Spring 2016. More details are provided
below.The UMD deadline to apply for the Boren Scholarship will be January 23,
2015. You can learn more about the Boren Scholarship program here:
http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship
*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.*
Maryland has ranked # 1 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded for the
past 3 years!!!
A representative from the Boren Scholarship Program will be on campus *THIS
WEEK* on Thursday, October 16 to present an overview of the Boren Scholarship
and answer your questions:
BOREN SCHOLARSHIP REPRESENTATIVE - Thursday, October 16 at 4:00 pm ­ Marie
Mount Hall, Maryland Room (lower level) ­ RSVP  to [log in to unmask] as
space is limited.
In addition to the session listed above, the NSO has also scheduled a number
of information sessions for students unable to attend this presentation­ -
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.)
Monday, October 20 at 12 noon ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 20 at 4:30 pm ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, October 21 at 12 noon ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, October 21 at 4:30 pm ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October 22 at 12 noon ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October 22 at 4:30 pm ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 23 at 12 noon  ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 23 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 23, 2015.
   If you are interested in learning more about the Maryland review process 
for
the Boren Scholarship, please attend an information workshop and contact the
National Scholarships Office at: [log in to unmask]
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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Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
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