Boren Fellowship Info Session with Hannah Grossblatt

Hannah Grossblatt, from the Institute of International Education, will be speaking with interested students about the David L. Boren Scholarships (for undergraduates) and Fellowships (for graduate students) on:

Tuesday, September 9
Undergraduate Session: 2:00-3:00 pm
Graduate Session: 3:00-4:00 pm
Red Gym, On Wisconsin Room A

Boren Awards 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.

There are two separate award programs:
1. The Boren Scholarship provides opportunities for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholars are awarded up to $20,000 for an academic year.

UW-Madison’s campus application deadline for the 2015-2016 undergraduate scholarship program is December 5th, 2014. Undergraduates should contact Matthew Geisler ( for more information.

2. The Boren Fellowship allows graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate studies. Boren Fellows can be awarded up to $30,000.The national deadline for submission is January 27, 2015. Although there is no campus deadline (grad students apply directly through, graduate students who are interested in the Fellowship should contact Erin Crawley (

Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, fields of study and application procedures can be found at

Hannah Grossblatt
Program and Administrative Coordinator
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Institute of International Education (IIE)