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NSEP David L. Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships supports study abroad opportunities for study of cultures, languages and world regions that are critical to U.S. interests including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. NSEP Boren Scholarships are intended to provide support to U.S. undergraduates who will pursue the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad and critical to U.S. national security. Scholarship is open to all majors. Preference is given to students participating in a year long program.

Prospective applicants must participate in an on-campus interview. Boren Scholarships are merit based and award amounts are based on the study abroad costs and financial aid information provided by the applicant. The maximum award is $20,000 for a full academic year. The NSEP service requirement stipulates that a recipient must work for a minimum of one year in the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, State, or the Intelligence Community, or in exceptional cases, may work in any U.S. federal department or agency with national security responsibilities.

SDSU deadline: December 13, 2013
Boren Campus Representative:  Ryan McLemore
Office:  619-594-2475 Email:
Foundation deadline: February 5, 2014

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