National Security Education Program
National Security Education Program (NSEP) awards Boren Scholarships and Fellowships to America’s future leaders – undergraduate and graduate students committed to long-term, overseas immersive language study and to public service. Boren Scholars and Fellows, authorized under the David L. Boren National Security Education Act (NSEA), as amended, P.L. 102-183, receive funding (up to $20,000 for Scholars and $24,000 for Fellows) to study the languages and cultures most critical to our nation’s security. In exchange, they agree to utilize those skills within the government by seeking and securing federal employment for at least one year. Boren Scholars and Fellows come from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and are equipped with the intellectual curiosity and academic training to solve our nation’s complex, global problems. They are the public sector’s next generation of influencers and innovators.
Award Amount: Up to $20,000 for Scholars and $24,000 for Fellows
Eligibility: Applicants must be commited to overseas, immersive language study and be willing to exchange skills acquired by seeking federal employment for at least one year.
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