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Studying Overseas

Boren Awards - Scholarships & Fellowships for International Study

National Security Education Program

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a major federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Established by Congress in 1991, NSEP consists of multiple initiatives including Boren Scholarships, Boren Fellowships, and the Language Flagship. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study the languages and cultures of Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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Core Fulbright Scholar Program


The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide.
Grant Duration:
Grant lengths vary in duration: applicants can propose projects for a period of two to 12 months, as specified in the award description. In addition, flexible options may be available.
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Both schemes are almost totally online applications. See the websites referred to in the information. Start your application(s) in plenty of time and seek the help of your teachers, peers and this office in preparing your application.