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2 Illinois Students Receive Scholarship
May 28, 2010

Two students from the University of Illinois, Brett Cox and Ryan Rogowski, have been selected to receive Boren Scholarships this year. Brett is a political science major who plans to use the Boren Scholarship to study Farsi in Tajikistan during the summer and fall. Ryan, who is pursuing a dual degree in electrical engineering and Spanish, will be studying at Beijing University this upcoming year. Brett and Ryan were recently prof...
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UGA has 2 Boren Scholars
May 28, 2010

Winn Davis and Logan Krusac, both University of Georgia Honors students, have been selected to receive Boren Scholarships.  Winn, an international affairs major, will be studying in Almaty, Kazakhstan for one year.  Logan, who is pursuing degrees in political science and Mandarin Chinese, will be studying at the Yunnan Normal University in Kunming and at the Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin.  He will also be conducting polic...
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Scholar Appreciates SBC Advisors
May 28, 2010

Amanda-Cristina "Cris" Gonzalez, a junior at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, has received a Boren Scholarship.  Cris is a government major and law and society minor.  Cris started her Boren Scholarship application early, giving her time to submit multiple drafts to the NSEP on-campus committee.  The committee challenged her to focus her proposal, articulate her interest in U.S.-Vietnam security, and set clear, accomplishable goal...
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Two VCU Students Named 2010 Boren Scholars
May 27, 2010

Benjamin Cohen and Elisabeth Moore named 2010 NSEP Boren Scholars Tom Gresham (804) 221-0528 VCU Communications and Public Relations (804) 828-6051 tmgresham@vcu.edu 5/27/2010 Two Virginia Commonwealth University students have been awarded the National Security Education Program David L. Boren Scholarship, a national scholarship that allows students to spend a year abroad studying the languages and cultures of a foreign countr...
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UConn Student to Study in Russia
May 25, 2010

Helen Zincavage, a student at the Universtiy of Connecticut, has received a Boren Scholarship to return to Russia.  Last summer, Helen spent five weeks at Moscow State University as part of a program sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh.  This year, she will continue her study of Russian language and culture by using the Boren Scholarship to attend Smolney College in St. Petersburg. Helen was recently profiled in UConn Today ....
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Linfield College Sophomore Receives Scholarship
May 24, 2010

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Linfield College sophomore Leah Sedy has been selected for a Boren Scholarship to study in Kyoto, Japan.  Sedy has long been drawn to the “simple, pure sounds of Japanese, coupled with its beautiful but complicated writing system.”  She’s also been attracted to the Japanese culture and language. At Linfield she made many Japanese friends, including roommates, and got a chance to practice the language.  ...
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Fordham has Three Boren Recipients
May 22, 2010

Fordham University had two Boren Scholarship recipients and one Boren Fellowship recipient this year.  Heather Joerger, an international political economy major, received a Boren Scholarship to study in China.  Brian Quinlan, a double major in international political economy and development and economics, will be using his Boren Scholarship to study in Cambodia.  Ryan Sylvester, the recipient of the Boren Fellowship, is a second-yea...
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2009 Boren Scholar Nominated for Another Award
May 15, 2010

Zac Sideras received a Boren Scholarship in 2009 to study at the American University in Cairo. Now a senior at the University of Dayton, he has been nominated by the Rotary Club of Dayton for the 2011-2012 Rotary Club Ambassadorial Scholarship.  As a Rotary scholar, he would like to pursue a graduate degree in a field related to the Middle East.  Learn more about Zac, his studies, and the Rotary Club Ambassadorial Scholarship. ...
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Bryn Mawr Flagship Student Selected for Boren
May 15, 2010

Chantal Taylor is a sophomore at Bryn Mawr College majoring in Russian and minoring in computer science.  She became interested in Russian literature as a student in middle school and has sought out a number of opportunities, both in and out of the classroom, to familiarize herself with the language and culture.  She is currently enrolled in Bryn Mawr's National Flagship Language Program.  She will be using her Boren Scholarship t...
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Eight ASU Students Selected for Boren Scholarship
May 14, 2010

Eight students from Arizona State University were selected to receive a Boren Scholarship.  They represent a variety of majors and will be studying in China, Korea, Romania, and Russia.  The students were recently profiled in ASU News.  Read more about these students and their future plans.
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Morris Math Student Receives Boren
May 13, 2010

Nathan Christensen, a student at the University of Minnesota Morris, is double majoring in mathematics and statistics.  He is also minoring in Physics.  He has received a Boren Scholarship to study these subjects, along with Turkish language and politics, while at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey. He was recently profiled by the University of Minnesota Morris newspaper. Read more about Nate and his future plans.
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Georgia Southern Highlights Boren Scholar
May 12, 2010

Kendra Mosley is an ROTC cadet who is majoring in history and international studies at Georgia Southern University.  While in Russia for the 2010-11 academic year, she will be studying Russian and completing research for her honors thesis. Read more about Kendra and her future plans.
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UTU Student Receives Boren Scholarship
May 6, 2010

Porter Illi, a political science and international studies major at Utah State University has received a Boren Scholarship to study in Morocco.  He was profiled in the Utah State Today online news.  Read the complete article.
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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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WVU Profiles 2010 Boren Scholar
May 3, 2010

Justin R. Moore is currently a junior in international studies and political science at West Virginia University (WVU).  He applied for the Boren Scholarship because he is interested in the relationship between China, Korea, and Japan and would like to work for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Justin received a 2010 Boren Scholarship to study at Toyo University in Tokyo. Read the complete pre...
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