National Security Education Program/National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships

The Boren Scholarships provide funding to American undergraduate students for study abroad in regions critical to U.S. national interests. Emphasized world areas include Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, the NIS, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East. NSEP scholarship recipients incur a federal service agreement. Must be a U.S. citizen. Program must have a foreign language component.


Award Amount $20,000
Number of Awards 130 - 170
Application Deadline February 5
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Area/Ethnic Studies, Business/Consumer Services, Economics, Engineering-Related Technologies, Environmental Science, Foreign Language, International Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Sciences
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


National Security Education Program
Address 1400 K Street, NW, 7th Floor
City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20005-2403
Telephone (800) 618-6737
Fax (202) 326-7672
Web Site Web site
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