International Area Studies student Colby Hepner is currently studying abroad on a Boren Scholarship. Colby is studying Korean and International Business there. Read about Colby’s experiences on his blog!
The Boren Awards, established by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), are designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Established by Congress in 1991, the Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study the languages and cultures of Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Find out more about the Boren Awards on the Boren website or the Fellowships Office Boren page.