Boren Recipients

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide 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, recipients accept a service requirement to work for the federal government. Learn more about the Boren program.

Year Name Country Discipline Level of Study Language

2017

Emily Van Kirk

China

Chinese and International Relations

B.A.

Chinese

2016

Maya Ramaswamy

India

College of Public Health

Doctoral

Tamil

2015

Jeffrey Ding

China

Political Science, Economics, and Chinese

B.A.

Chinese

2014

Christopher Anderson

Georgia

CLAS

Doctoral

Georgian

2014

Sara Gardner*

Turkey

College of Law

Professional Degree

Turkish

2012

Spencer Willardson

Russia

CLAS

Doctoral

Russian

2013

Joseph Knight*

Israel

Sociology

B.A.

Arabic

2011

Sophia Akbar

Pakistan

College of Law

Professional Degree

Urdu

2011

Douglas Grane

Kenya

Geography

Doctoral

Kiswahili

2011

Nathan Jackson*

China

College of Law

Professional Degree

Mandarin

2010

Megan Johnson

Tanzania

Higher Education

Doctoral

Swahili

2009

Rachel Sandler

Peru

College of Medicine

Doctoral

Spanish

*Denotes alternate