African Languages Initiative
The African Languages Initiative (AFLI) offers Boren Fellowship applicants the opportunity to study African languages and cultures by participating in domestic and overseas language programs in one of the below languages.
African Languages Initiative Programs
Official Domestic Program
Official Overseas Program
Boren Fellowship Application Information
Please see the below links for more information about the program options available and special instructions for the Boren Fellowship.
The official domestic programs are administered by the University of Florida, Gainesville, while the official overseas programs are administered by the American Councils for International Education. In addition to completing the Boren Fellowship application, all AFLI applicants must complete relevant domestic and/or overseas program applications.
Admittance into the AFLI domestic and overseas programs does not influence review of the Boren Fellowship application. Not everyone who is accepted into the University of Florida, Gainesville and/or American Councils for International Education programs will win a Boren Fellowship.
- Boren Fellowship: 800-618-NSEP or firstname.lastname@example.org
- American Councils for International Education: 202-833-7522 or email@example.com
- University of Florida: University of Florida: 352-392-7082 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*Boren Fellowship funding for African languages is also available outside of the African Languages Initiative. See our complete list of preferred languages.