David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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Boren Scholarship Advisor
Mr. Sergio Broderick-Villa
Associate Director for Study Abroad
This campus representative can provide you with information about the Boren Scholarship, help in completing the application, and forward your application for review.
Graduate Division, 1252 Murphy Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States

Office: (310) 825-4995
Fax: (310) 794-4428
Office: sergio@international.ucla.edu
Boren Fellowship Advisor
Mikelle Nickens
Student Affairs Officer
This contact can provide you with application guidance and answer questions about the Boren Fellowship.
Fellowship Services
1228 Murphy Hall
Box 951444
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States

Office: (310) 825-3623
Office: mnickens@grad.ucla.edu


The high-achieving students of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program
Jun 22, 2015

Having never travelled abroad, Boren Awardee will be studying Russian in Kazakhstan for a year.  Read more  
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Understanding a culture means learning the language
May 5, 2014

UCLA International Institute, May 5, 2014 — Sarah Mathews, a graduate student in the African Studies Interdepartmental Degree Program of the UCLA International Institute, received the prestigious Boren Award for International Study in 2013. The fellowship gave Mathews the chance to fulfill a long cherished goal: to study the Yoruba language. She began in her studies in an intensive summer program at the University of Florida, t...
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Fellowship Leads to Fluency
Apr 11, 2014

Ryan Donaghy, a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Los Angeles and former Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, received a Boren Fellowship to Turkey.  Ryan’s primary goal has been to achieve fluency in Turkish and, according to Ryan, “As a result of the Boren Fellowship, I can confidently say that I have reached full professional proficiency in Turkish; I can read the newspaper, I can watch TV and listen to the radi...
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Boren Fellows Create Digital Storytelling Films
Feb 12, 2013

Last year, several Boren Fellowship recipients came together to develop short films describing formative events and impressions from their Boren experiences abroad. Over the next few weeks, the Boren Awards program will share these digital storytelling projects on our website and YouTube page to give you a glimpse into what it’s like to be a Boren Fellow. While a MA student in political science at the  University of Wisconsin-Milwa...
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UCLA Profiles Boren Scholar
Dec 1, 2011

Alyssa Haerle, a 2011 Boren Scholar, was recently profiled by the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).  Alyssa is earning a double major in political science and Russian.  She is currently studying at St. Petersburg State University as part of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program. Read Alyssa's complete profile from UCLA NewsRoom.
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Iowa State University Hires Boren Fellow
Feb 22, 2010

While earning his doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of California in Los Angeles, Tyson Marsh received a Boren Fellowship to study Arabic in Egypt.  Liking the country and research opportunities, he stayed and began teaching English in Cairo, later moving into a leadership position with the International American School in Alexandria, Egypt. Marsh was recently hired as an assistant professor in educati...
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