David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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University of Texas


Ms. Heather Thompson
Assistant Director of Study Abroad
2222 Rio Grande, 2nd Floor
PO Box Austin, TX 78713
Tel: 512-471-6490
Email: heatherm@austin.utexas.edu


The Study Abroad Office is available to provide support in identifying appropriate study abroad options, but is not able to provide advice and support specific to the Boren Scholarship application.  For questions specific to the Boren Awards, please contact IIE staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-6737.


If you are a UT Flagship student in Hindi/Urdu, please contact Ms. Selina Keilani at selinak@austin.utexas.edu.


If you are a UT Flagship student in Arabic, please contact Maggie Bell at mbell@austin.utexas.edu.

This school does not have a campus representative for either the Boren Scholarship or Fellowship.  


You may still apply for the Boren Scholarship without the campus representative review.  Please complete the online application by the national deadline date of February 4, 2015.  Send all supplementary materials to:

Boren Scholarships
Institute Of International Education
1400 K St. NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Graduate Students:

Boren Fellowships do not have an on-campus deadline.  Please complete the online application for the Boren Fellowships by the national deadline date - January 27, 2015. Send supplementary materials to:

Boren Fellowships
Institute Of International Education
1400 K St. NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Should you have any questions about the Boren Scholarship or Fellowship, contact us at 1-800-618-6737 or boren@iie.org.


MES Doctoral Student Kim Guiler Wins Boren Fellowship for International Study
Jul 29, 2014

University of Texas graduate student and Boren Fellowship awardee, Kim Guiler, will travel to Turkey this fall for one year. Guiler will use her Boren funding to study Turkish, as well as to conduct doctoral research with Bogaziçi University on voting preferences in the Middle East. Read more about Guiler's doctoral research plans at the University of Texas at Austin's College of Liberal Arts feature page here
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LBJ Student to Study Energy Development Strategies in Japan
Jun 13, 2012

Savin Ven Johnson, a student at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, was awarded a Boren Fellowship. She will study at the Graduate School of International Development and Cooperation at Hiroshima University in pursuit of her master's degree in Environment and Resource Economics. “My research focuses on Japan’s foreign aid and energy development strategies for low carbon energy sources in Southeast Asia,” said Savin. ...
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Arabic Flagship Student Receives Boren
May 30, 2011

Jeff Abadie, a student in the Arabic Language Flagship Program at the University of Texas at Austin, has received a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  Jeff will participate in the Arabic Language Flagship Program overseas which includes intensive Arabic language study and an internship. Jeff was recently profiled on the University of Texas at Austin's Arabic Language Flagship Program website.  View the profile.
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Texas AFP Student Receives Boren
May 13, 2011

Emily Hawthorne, an Arabic Flaghip student at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected to receive a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  Emily, who has been studying French and Arabic, will spend the year improving her Arabic skills and, as part of her studies, will complete an internship.  Emily also received a Mitchell Award for her thesis comparing the halal food markets in France and the United States.  She was recently p...
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UT Austin Government Students Receive Fellowships
May 5, 2010

Two graduate students in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin have received Boren Fellowships.  Daniel Nogueira Budny will study Portuguese while conducting dissertation research in Brazil.  Matt Buehler will spend seven months in Algeria and five months in Morocco while conducting research and studying Darija Arabic. To read more about their research plans, read the article that was published in the ...
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