Boren Fellowship - What Makes a Competitive Application
Consider the preferred countries, languages, and fields of study.
Generally, Boren Awards are made to students who will study less commonly taught languages in countries that are critical to national security. We also give preference to students focusing on certain fields of study. However, as we cannot list all countries, languages, and fields that are critical to U.S. national security, we are interested in applications for non-preferred areas where the candidate can make a compelling case that such study can contribute significantly to U.S. national security and the goals of the program.read more