By popular demand, Boren Awards webinars for the 2019 application season will be pre-recorded for applicants, advisors, and faculty to watch at their convenience. The new system does not allow for live Q&A, so please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-618-NSEP (6737) if you have any questions about the content of these presentations.
Presentations will be posted on this page as the become available, and will cover topics such as the online application system, writing competitive essays, and special regional and subject-matter initiatives. Toward the end of the season, we will also host live frequently-asked-question webinars and . Click here to join our mailing list, bookmark our GoToStage webinars page, and follow our Twitter feed @borenawards to be notified about upcoming events!
2019 Applicant Webinars
Please note that the content below applies to the 2019 application year. Some program information may change ahead of the next application deadlines in January/February 2020.
Boren Awards Program Overview (Start Here!) - General information on the undergraduate Boren Scholarships, as well as a bit of information on the graduate-level Boren Fellowships
Boren Fellowships Overview - General information on only the graduate-level Boren Fellowships
Boren Scholarships Alumni Webinar - Testimonials from six Boren Scholarships alumni abou their time abroad and their post-Boren careers with the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and contractors for the Department of State, Department of Defense, and USAID. Panelists also include a Pickering Fellow, a Rangel Fellow, and a physicist who interned with NASA.
Boren Fellowships Alumni Webinar - Testimonials from six Boren Fellowships alumni about their time abroad and their post-Boren careers in the federal government, including a federal contractor, two Foreign Service Officers with the Department of State, and staff from the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) Overview - AFLI gives Boren Scholars and Fellows the opportunity to study French or Wolof in Senegal, Portuguese in Mozambique, Swahili in Tanzania, Akan/Twi in Ghana, or Zulu in South Africa
South Asian Flagship Languages Initiative (SAFLI) Overview - SAFLI gives Boren Scholars and Fellows the opportunity to study Hindi or Urdu in India
Indonesian Flagship Language Inititiative (IFLI) Overview - IFLI gives Boren Scholars and Fellows the opportunity to study Indonesian in Indonesia
Boren Awards for ROTC - Information specific to applicants to the Boren Scholarships who are ROTC cadets or midshipmen
Boren Awards for The Language Flagship - Information specific to applicants for the Boren Scholarships who are part of The Language Flagship program at their universities