David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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UNL Student Going to Albania
May 31, 2011

Elena Shomos, a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), has received a Boren Scholarship to study in Albania.   Elena, who is a French and international studies major and a political science minor, has already studied abroad in Italy and France.  She will spend the 2011-2012 academic year at Fan S. Noli University in Korce, Albania.  While there, she will study Albanian and conduct research for her senior honors the...
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Arabic Flagship Student Receives Boren
May 30, 2011

Jeff Abadie, a student in the Arabic Language Flagship Program at the University of Texas at Austin, has received a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  Jeff will participate in the Arabic Language Flagship Program overseas which includes intensive Arabic language study and an internship. Jeff was recently profiled on the University of Texas at Austin's Arabic Language Flagship Program website.  View the profile.
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ASU Boren Scholar Profiled by Local News
May 28, 2011

Jonathan Sankman, a senior at Arizona State University and a 2011-2012 Boren Scholar, was profiled by his hometown newspaper, the Ahwatukee Foothills News . Jonathan is earning a  biology major and a minor in East Asian languages.  He plans to study at Kyushu University in Japan next year. Read the article.
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VMI Student Continues Study of Swahili
May 27, 2011

Baxter Blevins, an international studies and history major at Virginia Military Institute (VMI), has been offered a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship to continue his study of Swahili.  Baxter is currently studying at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.  As part of the NSEP African Languages Initiative , he will study Swahili at the University of Florida this summer and spend the fall semester in Tanzania. Baxter was rece...
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Three VCU Students Receive Boren Scholarships
May 25, 2011

Three students from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) were selected to receive 2011-2012 Boren Scholarships.  Margaret Cotter, a senior in international studies and political science will spend a year studying Turkish language, culture, history, and politics in Istanbul. Bertrand "Yohannes" Mpigabahizi, a freshman majoring in political science and economics, will spend the next year studying Arabic and Egyptian politics, his...
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10 ASU Students Receive Boren Scholarships
May 24, 2011

Ten undergraduate students from Arizona State University (ASU) were selected to receive 2011-2012 Boren Scholarships. ASU published an article with a list of their Boren Scholars and brief profiles of each student.  View the complete article.  
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UMD Honors College Profiles Boren Recipients
May 23, 2011

The University of Maryland (UMD) Honors College recently profiled students who were selected to receive nationally-competitive scholarships this year.  Among those profiled were two Boren Scholarship recipients, Rebecca Hammer and Abby Cember.   Rebecca, a senior who is majoring in finance and economics, plans to spend the academic year in China continuing her study of Mandarin.  She was also selected to receive a Fulbright...
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WVU Engineering Freshman Receives Boren Scholarship
May 20, 2011

Cody White, a freshman at West Virginia University (WVU), has received a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  Cody is an engineering major who has also been taking Russian language classes.  He will spend the academic yeat at Moscow State University and will do an internship in Astrakhan during the winter break.  WVU Today recently published an article about Cody's international pursuits.  Prior to his departure for Russia this fall,...
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UI Law Student Receives Boren Fellowship
May 16, 2011

Nathan Jackson, a second-year law student at the University of Iowa, has received a 2011-2012 Boren Fellowship to China.  Nathan will study Chinese labor law and language at Xiamen University in Xiamen, China.  Having worked as a business consultant in Shanghai from 2005 to 2009, Nathan already has a good understanding of Mandarin.  As a Boren Fellow, he plans to focus on developing his use of Chinese legal language and terminolo...
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2 NWU Students Receive Boren Scholarships
May 16, 2011

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) students, Lesley Dudden and Matthew Emerton, were selected to receive 2011-2012 Boren Scholarships. Lesley will study the Turkish language and international relations at Bogazici University.  Following graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in international affairs and, eventually, would like to work for the U.S. Foreign Service. Matthew will study in Thailand in Chulalongkorn...
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VMI Cadet Receives Boren Scholarship
May 13, 2011

Baxter Blevins, an international studies and history major at Virginia Military Institute (VMI), was selected for a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  As a participant in the NSEP African Languages Initiative, Baxter will study Swahili this summer at the University of Florida and during the fall in Tanzania.  This will be Baxter's second time studying overseas.  He spent the Spring 2011 semester studying at the University of Stellenbos...
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Texas AFP Student Receives Boren
May 13, 2011

Emily Hawthorne, an Arabic Flaghip student at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected to receive a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  Emily, who has been studying French and Arabic, will spend the year improving her Arabic skills and, as part of her studies, will complete an internship.  Emily also received a Mitchell Award for her thesis comparing the halal food markets in France and the United States.  She was recently p...
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Canisius College Student Receives Boren Scholarship
May 11, 2011

Sean Santiago, a sophomore at Canisius College, is the recipient of a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship. Sean is an international relations and Spanish dual major who will use his scholarship to support a full year of study at a university in the Middle East.  Sean plans to study the Arabic language, politics, religion and history. In an article published by Canisius College, Sean said "When considering U.S. national security, it is nece...
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University of Dayton Student Receives Boren Scholarship
May 10, 2011

Emily Jirles, a sophomore at the University of Dayton, was selected to receive a 2011-2012 David L. Boren Scholarship.  Emily is an international studies major and Asian studies minor.  She plans to study Mandarin Chinese and Asian history, politics and culture at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing during the 2011-12 academic year.  She also plans to participate in an intership. In a recent article...
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