Subject: Final Info Sessions - Boren Scholarships for Critical Language Study

Description:
NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ BOREN SCHOLARSHIP
FOR CRITICAL LANGUAGE STUDY
Francis DuVinage, Director - Leslie Brice, Assistant Director­
www.scholarships.umd.edu

The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to
study abroad for one or two semesters (preferably) in 2018-19 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 6 years!!!

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 2018-19 may be used for
study abroad in Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019.

*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 24, 2018.
You can learn more about the BorenScholarship program here:

http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship/basics.html

The NSO has also scheduled information sessions to help you learn more about
the Boren Scholarship 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 to let us know).

Thursday, November 30 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, December 1 at 12 noon – 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 WEDNESDAY,
JANUARY 24, 2018.

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

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
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