David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska


On-Campus Scholarship Deadline

Date: 11/01/2015

Website: http://www.unl.edu/fellowships


University of Nebraska - Lincoln students applying for the Boren scholarship should also register through Education Abroad's MyWorld portal and submit first drafts of their application essays through MyWorld.


Mid October-Nov. 1 – Meet the Dr. Laura Damuth, Boren Campus representative to discuss the application components 

November 1: UNL campus deadline for submitting drafts of essays via MyWorld. 

November-February 1: work with Dr. Damuth on revising essays.  Gather other materials for Boren online submission.

Friday February 5: All materials should be submitted to Dr. Damuth for final review of the application. 


Tuesday February 9: National deadline for the Boren.  All application components should be uploaded into the Boren online application. 

Boren Fellowship Advisor
Boren Scholarship Advisor
Dr. Laura Damuth
Director, National and International Fellowships
This campus representative can provide you with information about the Boren Fellowship and Scholarship, help in completing the application, and forward your application for review.
University Honors Program
118 Neihardt
Lincoln, NE 68588
United States

Office: (402) 472-5601
Office: ldamuth1@unl.edu


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