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Clemson Student Wins Two Scholarships
Jun 12, 2012

Miles Atkinson, a rising senior at Clemson University, received two scholarships to study abroad in Russia this year. Miles received the U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship for the summer and the Boren Scholarship for the full academic year. In the future he hopes to use his language skills and cultural understanding to become a Foreign Service Officer. Miles was recently profiled by the Mount Pleasant local new...
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Dartmouth Student has Chance to Return to Brazil
Jun 11, 2012

Dartmouth College student Ruben Hurst was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in Brazil. Between 2009 and 2011 he lived in Sao Paulo as a volunteer missionary, where he was exposed to the contrast between the low and high income neighborhoods. Upon return from his year-long study abroad, Ruben plans to write a senior honors thesis on Brazil's conditional cash transfer program Bolsa Familia for his government and economics major and Po...
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Two WSU Students Win Boren Awards for China
Jun 11, 2012

Washington State University students, Philip Pitts and Erika Cunningham, won Boren Scholarships to study abroad at the Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, China. Philip is a computer science and Chinese language and culture major who hopes to work as a cyber-security intelligence analyst. Erika is a political science and philosophy major and wants to combine being an actuary with the practical application of cryptography and da...
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UAB's First Boren Fellow
Jun 10, 2012

Kimberly Everett of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is the first student from this institution to receive a Boren Fellowship. She will use this award to research the effects of Chinese direct investment on the sisal industry in Tanzania. Kimberly also received the Boren Scholarship to study for a year in China as an undergraduate. She hopes to join the State Department's Foreign Service upon graduation.  Kimberly was recentl...
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WKU has First Boren Scholar
Jun 10, 2012

Kevin Worthy of Western Kentucky University is the first student from his school to receive a Boren Scholarship. Kevin is an international affairs and Asian religions and cultures double major and will spend the year abroad in Nanjing, China. Upon return he hopes to work for USAID and focus on humanitarian issues in China . Kevin was recently profiled by WKU. Read the full article here .
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