David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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2010 Boren Scholar Receives Rhodes Scholarship
Nov 30, 2011

Astrid Stuth, a 2010 Boren Scholar, has received a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.  Astrid is an East Asian Studies major at Princeton University and received a Boren Scholarship to study in Beijing, China.  She plans to pursue a master's degree in international relations. Astrid and the other students from Princeton University who were selected as Rhodes Scholars were recently profiled by the uni...
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Scholars Celebrate Thanksgiving with U.S. Ambassador
Nov 27, 2011

Ambassador John Beyrle invited current Boren Scholars and Fellows in Moscow, Russia to celebrate Thanksgiving at his home on November 24, 2011. Eight Boren Scholars were able to attend. They are pictured in the photo from left to right: Adam Starbuck, Michael Zeller, Stephanie Myers, Cody White, Ambassador John Beyrle, Christian Hoyt, Hannah LaLuzerne, Maria Tenney, Ammon Tenney, and Bryan Furman.
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Boren Alumni Named Marshall Scholar
Nov 25, 2011

Zachary Smith, a 2010 Boren Alumni, was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship.  A music and political science major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Zachary recieved a Boren Scholarship to study in Jordan.  As a Marshall Scholar, he plans to attend the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London to earn masters' degrees in Middle East politics and Islamic societies and culture. Zachary was rece...
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CIEE Announces GAIN Scholarship
Nov 22, 2011

CIEE has announced the Global Access Initiative (GAIN), a $1 million dollar scholarship program aimed at increasing access to study abroad.  Through GAIN, CIEE will provide grants and scholarships to students "who are economically challenged, are pursuing intensive international experiences, or are otherwise limited by their major or student activities."  In addition, GAIN will provide additional funding to Boren Scholars with re...
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Another Western Student Wins A Boren Scholarship, 2011-2012
Nov 21, 2011

Jeff Hales, a junior at Western Washington University is currently living and studying in Japan as a Boren Scholarship recipient.  Since the Boren Awards began offering awards, five students from Western Washington University have received awards.  Jeff, who is earning a major in international business, is spending the academic year at Akita International University in northern Japan.
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November 2011 Newsletter
Nov 17, 2011

The November 2011 Boren Awards newsletter has been published.  Read advice for submitting your budget and getting strong letters of recommendation.  Also, see this month's profiles of a Boren Scholar who studied in Poland and a Boren Fellow who is currently studying in Nigeria. Read the November newsletter.
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Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
Nov 14, 2011

Kicking-off International Education Week, the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, reports an increase in U.S. students studying abroad; 270,604 U.S. students studied abroad for credit during the academic year 2009/10, compared to 260,327 the previous year. The Open Doors report, released today in Washington, D.C. by Assistant Secretary Ann Stock (R) and IIE President and CEO Allan Goodman, is publi...
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