National Security Education Program Boren Scholarships

National Security Education Program Boren Scholarships

Award Amount: $8,000 for summer, $10,000 for a semester, $20,000 for 6 – 12 months

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: February 8, 2018

Brief Description:

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) would like to announce a scholarship program named as “Boren Scholarships”. The scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholarships promote long-term linguistic and cultural immersion and therefore study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged.

Host Institution:

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) was established by the National Security Education Act of 1991, which created the National Security Education Board, the National Security Education Program, and resources to provide undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and institutional grants. It is guided by a mission that seeks to lead in the development of the national capacity to educate U.S. citizen.


  • A high school graduate, or have earned a GED
  • Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete.

Instructions for Applying:

For applying you must go through the given link and register yourself:

Award Description:

  • $8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum)
  • $10,000 for a semester
  • $20,000 for a 6 – 12 months

Detailed Information Link: