Category: Boren Fellowship and Scholarship

Fall Scholarship Information Sessions

Looking for study abroad, social science, and STEM scholarships? The National Scholarship Office is holding information sessions on the following days: Tuesday, August 29 @ 12:30: Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Awards, VCU Globe (830 W. Grace Street) Room 1030J Wednesday, August 30 @ NOON: Goldwater Scholarship, Honors College (701 W. Grace Street) Room 1210 Wednesday, August […]

VCU Student Caroline Butler Receives Boren Award

VCU Student Receives Boren Award May 2016 VCU student Caroline Butler, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, has received a Boren Scholarship through the African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI). The AFLI offers Boren Scholarship applicants the opportunity to study African languages and cultures by participating in domestic and overseas language programs. With the support of the Boren […]

Boren Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Gabrielle Beckford

VCU Student Receives Boren Award April 2016 VCU student Gabrielle “Gabby” Beckford, a junior mathematics major from Stafford, Virginia, received a Boren Scholarship to study Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) for one academic year at American University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. During her time abroad she will study MSA in the hopes of attaining a […]

Peace Corps event this Thursday

Attention VCU students interested in the Peace Corps: Emily Crawford, local Peace Corps recruiter, will be hosting a panel of 6 returned Peace Corps volunteers this Thursday, March 17th, in Globe 1030 J from 6-7:30pm.

This Week: Boren Award and Critical Language Scholarship Information Sessions!

This week, the National Scholarship Office is hosting two information sessions for the Boren Awards and Critical Language Scholarships, two excellent opportunities for VCU students to get full funding to study foreign language abroad. The National Scholarship Office assists students in pursuing these awards.   Boren Scholarship Information Session Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Noon: 701 W. Grace St., Rm 1210 Boren Awards are open to US-citizen undergraduate […]

Boren Awards: Interested in a fully funded study abroad experience?

The National Scholarship Office is hosting two upcoming information sessions for the Boren Scholarship and Fellowship programs: Thursday, Sept 17 at 2:00PM, held in Room 1210 at The Honors College (701 W. Grace Street). Wednesday, Oct 7 at Noon, held in Room 1210 10at The Honors College (701 W. Grace Street). Boren Awards offer unique opportunities […]

Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Information Sessions

Interested in studying abroad? The National Scholarship Office will be holding THREE information sessions for the Boren Scholarship and Fellowship program. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships offer unique opportunities for U.S. undergraduates and graduate students to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American & the Caribbean, and […]

Foreign Language Students: Learn about the Boren and the CLS!

Boren and CLS Information Session

Interested in studying languages abroad? Mr. Jeff Wing, Director, National Scholarship Office, will lead an information session about the Critical Language Scholarships and Boren Scholarships & Fellowships on Tuesday, August 25 at 3:30pm in Room 1030J at The VCU Globe (912 W. Grace St.). Since both of these programs are funded by the US government, […]

Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Application is LIVE

Boren Scholarship The Boren Scholarships provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Scholars are awarded up to $20,000 for […]