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2021 Boren Awardees

Self-Service Portal

Click here to read instructions on how to access and use the self-service portal. All documentation required is outlined in the checklists below. Direct link: http://connect.iie.org/ 

Resources

The following resources have been developed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Boren policies and procedures, helpful tips for your time abroad, and initial guidelines for your post-program job search. Please review them carefully and reach out to your advisor if you have any questions!

  • Pre-Program Checklist (2021): This document will be your guide for all requirements prior to the start of your program. Please read thoroughly and ensure you meet the deadlines as listed.
  • Pre-Program Checklist Due Date Reference & Calculator: This Excel file can be used to calculate when most of your forms will be due based on your overseas start date. 
  • In-Program Checklist (2021): This is your guide for Boren requirements from the start to the finish of your Boren-funded period, including links to your initial and midterm reports.
  • Post-Program Checklist (2021): This is your guide for Boren requirements due once you complete your program. We encourage you to review it towards the end of your program so you are aware of what's ahead, including information about your final report.
  • Boren Scholars and Fellows Handbook (link coming soon): Please refer to the 2021 handbook for Boren policies and procedures as well as tips for making the most of your experience abroad. You are required to understand all policies and procedures outlined in this handbook. Failure to follow Boren policy could lead to a decrease in award amount or dismissal from the program.

The sections below are for prior year awardees only.

2020 Boren Awardees

Self-Service Portal

Click here to read instructions on how to access and use the self-service portal. All documentation required is outlined in the checklists below. Direct link: http://connect.iie.org/ 

Resources

The following resources have been developed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Boren policies and procedures, helpful tips for your time abroad, and initial guidelines for your post-program job search. Please review them carefully and reach out to your advisor if you have any questions!

  • Pre-Program Checklist (2020): This document will be your guide for all requirements prior to the start of your program. Please read thoroughly and ensure you meet the deadlines as listed.
  • Boren Scholars and Fellows Handbook: Please refer to the 2020 handbook for Boren policies and procedures as well as tips for making the most of your experience abroad. You are required to understand all policies and procedures outlined in this handbook. Failure to follow Boren policy could lead to a decrease in award amount or dismissal from the program.

Below are the maximum award amounts for 2020 awardees only. The current application cycle maximum awards are listed on the front page of https://borenawards.org.

2020 Boren Scholarships Maximum Award Amounts:

  • 8-11 weeks: $8,000 (STEM majors only)
  • 12-24 weeks: $10,000
  • 25-52 weeks: $20,000

2020 Boren Fellowships Maximum Award Amounts:

  • 12-24 weeks: $12,000
  • 25-52 weeks: $24,000


 

 

2019 Boren Awardees

Self-Service Portal

Click here to read instructions on how to access and use the self-service portal. All documentation required is outlined in the checklists below. Direct link: http://connect.iie.org/ 

Resources

The following resources have been developed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Boren policies and procedures, helpful tips for your time abroad, and initial guidelines for your post-program job search. Please review them carefully and reach out to your advisor if you have any questions!

  • Boren Scholars and Fellows Handbook: Please refer to the 2019 handbook for Boren policies and procedures as well as tips for making the most of your experience abroad. You are required to understand all policies and procedures outlined in this handbook. Failure to follow Boren policy could lead to a decrease in award amount or dismissal from the program.
  • Checklists: The following checklists have been developed to ensure that you receive your Boren payments promptly.

Pre-Program Checklist (2019)

In-Program Checklist (2019)

Post-Program Checklist (2019) + other post-program resources below

  • For any post-program employment or NSEPnet, please contact nsep@nsep.gov or 571-256-0711
  • NSEP Service Guidebook - after you complete your Boren-funded study abroad, this will be your guide to identifying and pursuing federal employment opportunities
  • Boren Forum - the alumni association for Boren Scholars and Fellows
Grantee Advisors by Regional and Initiative

Please reach out to the appropriate advisor for any funding, policy, or Boren program questions you may have!

Photo Uploads

We depend on our Boren Scholars and Fellows to help us advertise the Boren Awards by showing prospective applicants what your experiences overseas are like. Please consider uploading photos of your time abroad to IIE's Media Port.