Are you interested in studying in Africa, Asia, Central/Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, or the Middle East?  Interested in a career of public service? Boren Fellowships provide funding for U.S. graduate 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. 

Maximum awards for the Boren Fellowships are $30,000.  In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.  Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, fields of study and application procedures can be found at

Alison Patz, former Boren Fellow and current Program Analyst for the Defense Language and National Security Education Office, will be visiting UCLA on Tuesday, December 9th.  Learn more about the awards and get application advice:

Boren Fellowship Information Session: Tuesday, December 9th, 12:00pm- 1:00pm, 2121 Murphy Hall

Students must RSVP to the session by clicking here.  Please RSVP no later than December 5.