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Boren Fellowship Awarded to MIIS Student
Jun 28, 2011

Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) student, Miriam Rayward, was awarded the 2011 Boren Fellowship to study in Israel. The Boren Fellowship will be aiding Miriam in her studies of Arabic and also to do research on the relationship between education and violent conflict. Miriam hopes one day to become a fluent speaker of Arabic and also work in the field of peace negotiation in the Middle East. Miriam recently wrote an ...
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Boren Fellowships Awarded to Howard Students
Jun 23, 2011

Howard University (HU) doctoral students Aamira Chaney and Ronya Foy have received Boren Fellowships to study language and culture in Africa. Both students are part of the African Languages Initiative  program which is designed to increase study of critical languages of Africa. Aamira will be studying Zulu at the University of Zululand at Ngoye in South Africa and Ronya Foy will be studying Swahili at the State University of ...
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Boren Fellowship Awarded to KU Student
Jun 19, 2011

University of Kansas (KU) doctoral student in history, Dezeree Marie Hodish, has received a 2011 Boren Fellowship to study in Ukraine. Dezeree has already studied Russian and Ukrainian, and with her Boren Fellowship, she will advance her studies of the Ukrainian language at Donetsk National University. She will also conduct research for her dissertation which will compare the process of urban acculturation for Ukrainian and Russian...
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IIE & Lonely Planet Release 2011 IIEPassport
Jun 17, 2011

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce that the 2011 IIEPassport Study Abroad Directory has just been published. This book, produced in collaboration with Lonely Planet, includes both short-term and long-term study abroad programs and is divided into four world regions: Asia & Oceania, Africa & the Middle East, the Americas, and Europe.  The 2011 IIEPassport Study Abroad Directory includes:  Study ab...
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2011-2012 Boren Scholars and Fellows Awarded
Jun 15, 2011

The Institute of International Education (IIE), on behalf of the National Security Education Program (NSEP), has awarded 152 David L. Boren Scholarships to undergraduate students and 117 David L. Boren Fellowships to graduate students to add important international and language components to their educations by studying overseas in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Boren Scholars and Fellows will live in countries throughout Af...
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Eight Illinois Students Earn Federal Scholarships for Overseas Language Studies
Jun 11, 2011

A total of $100,000 in federal scholarship monies has been offered to eight University of Illinois students to fund their studies abroad as part of a wider U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical languages.  Undergraduates Christopher Bulaon (a rising senior in agriculture and consumer economics to Brazil), Joseph Kaczmarek (a rising senior in computer science to Jordan), and Lara San...
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Three OSU Students Receive Boren Scholarships
Jun 9, 2011

Three students from The Ohio State University received 2011-2012 Boren Scholarships. Luella Teresa Albuquerque Canarsky will study Korean at Yonsei University in South Korea.  Luella is a double major in Korean and Portuguese and a Linguistics minor.  Alexandra Doyle plans to study Arabic at the American University of Cairo.  She is an Arabic Languages major and is earning a minor in Spanish Languages and Literatures. Jasmin...
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UMD Students Receive Boren Awards
Jun 8, 2011

Six students from the University of Maryland (UMD) were offered Boren Fellowships and seven undergraduate students were offered Boren Scholarships for 2011-2012.  This high selection rate set a new record for the UMD campus.    UMD announced this accomplishment and congratulated their Boren recipients in a recent article. View the complete article.  
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2 MSPPM Students Offered Boren Fellowships
Jun 3, 2011

Two students in the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) program at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, Grace Anjoorin and Samidha Redkar, have been selected to receive 2011-2012 Boren Fellowships.  Grace plans to participate in the NSEP African Languages Initiative for Yoruba, studying at the University of Florida this summer and then studying in Nigeria this fall.  Samidha plans to...
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Ohio University Congratulates Boren Fellow
Jun 2, 2011

Ohio University had a record number of students receive nationally-competitive scholarships to travel abroad, including two Boren Fellows, Katie Bruhn and Cari Beth Head. Katie is earning a masters degree in Southeast Asian Studies.  She plans to use the Boren Fellowship to continue her study of Indonesian, learn the Javanese language, and conduct research into the Indonesian educational system.  Katie was mentioned in an article...
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2011-2012 Boren Scholar is MMC's First
Jun 2, 2011

Alvin Young is the first student from Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) to receive a Boren Scholarship.  Alvin, who is earning a major in international relations and a minor in French, plans to spend the 2011-2012 academic year studying in Morocco.  Alvin was recently profiled by MMC. Read the complete article.  
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UGA Recognizes Boren Recipients
Jun 2, 2011

Two sophomores from the University of Georgia (UGA), Rosemary Gay and Neenah Williams, have been selected to receive 2011-2012 Boren Scholarships.  Rosemary, a double major in ecology and romance langauges and literature, received a Boren Scholarship to study in Brazil this fall. Neenah, who is majoring in Arabic, applied for a Boren Scholarship to study in Qatar.  She plans to study overseas for the academic year. The UGA News S...
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UO Student Returns to China
Jun 1, 2011

Ming Canaday, a sophomore at the University of Oregon (UO), has received a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship to study in China.  Ming was adopted from China and is currently part of the Chinese Flagship Program at UO .  She is majoring in international studies and Chinese and, during her spare time, participates in wheelchair racing. Ming spent last summer at East China Normal University in Shanghai and will use her Boren Scholarship t...
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