David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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Emphasized Countries for the Boren Awards

Boren Scholars and Fellows may study abroad in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.  Students may apply to study in any country outside of the United States, Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.

The program will give preference to applicants planning to study in one of the following emphasized countries:

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh 
  • Belarus
  • Benin 
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the*
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea*
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana 
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras*
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Korea, South
  • Kosovo 
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon*
  • Liberia
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mali* 
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua*
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan*
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia 
  • Sierra Leone
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen*

 *Given the current security situation, we do not anticipate making awards to these countries in 2014.