Boren Awards Information Session

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Learn how you can receive up to $25,000 for international research or study abroad while studying a critical language like Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, or Swahili.

International Programs will host a virtual Boren Awards information session on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST, via Zoom. Learn about award requirements, the application process, and have your questions answered by campus advisor Dr. Karen Wachsmuth.

Boren Awards provide American undergraduate and graduate students with the resources and encouragement they need to acquire skills and experiences in areas of the world critical to the future security of our nation, in exchange for their commitment to seek work in the federal government. The Boren awards offer up to $25,000 for undergraduate study abroad and up to $25,000 for graduate student language study and international research.

Boren Scholarship | UI campus deadline: Jan. 18, 2023, noon CST

Boren Fellowship | National deadline: Jan. 25, 2023, 4 p.m. CST

Register to attend via Zoom

For more information about Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, visit

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 10:30am to 11:30am
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Karen Wachsmuth in advance at 319-335-1436 or