David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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USF Scholar Goes to Zanzibar
Jul 4, 2012

University of South Florida senior, Alecia Belnavis, has received a Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Her interest in African history stems from the absence of the topic in her high school world history classes. Determined to learn more about East African history and culture, Alecia applied for a Boren Award by discussing the connection between unstable governments and health care crises and how this leads to ...
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Nursing Student to Study in China
Jun 28, 2012

Erin Dittmer, a School of Nursing student at Vanderbilt University, has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in China. Erin has a solid understanding of Chinese and plans to focus on improving her medical vocabulary while on her Boren Fellowship.  "I was living in China when SARS broke out, and seeing how that was handled was part of my interest into going into health care," said Erin. "With health issues like that, even wi...
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Boren Scholar Graduates
Jun 27, 2012

Trevor Rosenbery has graduated from the University of the Pacific School of International Studies in Stockton! He was a 2010 Boren Scholarship recipient and spent his year abroad at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. Trevor is currently interning at the international affairs office of the California Chamber of Commerce in Sacramento. Read more  about Trevor in his local paper.
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Engineers Without Borders in Kenya
Jun 27, 2012

Matt Smith is a Montana State University graduate student who will be returning to Nairobi, Kenya to research economics. On campus, Matt is an active member of many groups including Engineers Without Borders, which aims to provide clean drinking water and sanitation to school children in western Kenya. He has already been there three times since 2008. Matt was recently profiled by MSU. Find out more about his passions and interests ...
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University at Buffalo Receives First Boren
Jun 26, 2012

The University at Buffalo has its first Boren recipient. Sarah Boerschig, a sophomore majoring in history and Asian studies, will be studying at Kanazawa University in Japan. Her interest in Japan stems from a global history teacher in 10th grade, a friend who introduced her to anime, and books on haikus. In the future, Sarah hopes to work in the State Department and help solve international conflicts.
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