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Dollars & Sense Presentation: Boren Fellowship

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This Dollars & Sense Presentation is for prospective applicants to the Boren Fellowship program. Boren Fellowships are an initiative of the National Security Education Program that provide up to $30,000 for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in paid positions the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

To prepare for this presentation, attendees should familiarize themselves with the Boren Awards program by watching the following videos on the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/webinars) prior to November 3:
- Introduction
- Boren Fellowships – Self-Designed Research & Language Programs
- Introduction to the Flagship Language Initiatives
- Understanding the NSEP Service Requirement

During the Dollars & Sense Presentation, attendees may ask questions about the application process, including eligibility requirements; program preferences for countries, languages, and fields of study; the selection process; and the government service commitment.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz & Dr. Brian Smith, Boren Fellowship campus representatives

Please note: Dollars & Sense presentations do not count toward the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.

60 minutes
The Graduate College
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