Big Scholarships

Boren | Duttenhaver & Dan Wise | Gilman

Boren Awards for International Study

The Boren Awards program awards students who study strategic languages mostly in strategic countries. The scholarship requires that students commit to seeking employment to work in the Dept of Defense or the Dept of State.

A similar program for graduate students is the Boren Fellowship.

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Eligibility

  • US citizenship
  • Strategic language study while abroad
  • Study in strategic countries preferred
  • Commitment to seek employment with US Dept of Defense, Dept of State, or intelligence communities

Deadlines

  • Undergraduates: Second Wednesday in January
  • Graduate students: First Wednesday in December

Value

  • Undergraduates: Up to $10,000 per semester
  • Graduate students: Up to $12,000 per semester

Duttenhaver Scholars Program & Dan Wise Memorial Scholarship

The Duttenhaver & Dan Wise scholarships are intended to promote yearlong study abroad within EAP. Students who receive scholarships must sub- mit a brief report on their study abroad experience to the donor at the conclusion of their program.

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Eligibility

  • UCEAP programs only
  • Yearlong study commitment
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Dan Wise requirement: yearlong study in France

Deadlines

  • Traditional year: Early March
  • Calendar year: Early October

Value

$5,000

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship aims to increase all as- pects of diversity within study abroad. Three main aspects of diversity are considered: student diver- sity; diversity in the types of majors going abroad; and diversity of destination. Students must pro- pose a project to promote study abroad to diverse destinations, majors, and students upon return from abroad.

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Eligibility

  • US citizenship
  • Pell Grant eligibility
  • Study in a country without an active US Dept. of State Travel Warning; Cuba ineligible

Deadlines

  • Programs beginning summer/fall: Early March
  • Programs beginning spring: Early October

Value

  • Up to $5,000
  • Language supplement up to $3,000 for study of a strategic language