Two IUB students awarded Boren Scholarships
Press Release: April 26, 2010
IUB students Luke Martineac and Bethany Muncy have been awarded 2010-11 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarships for study abroad.
Martineac, a Business Economics & Public Policy and International Business major, will be studying abroad for the spring 2011 semester at Nanjing University in China. Muncy, an East Asian Languages & Culture and French major, will be studying abroad for the 2010-11 academic year in Doshisha, Japan.
This year, Martineac and Muncy were two of 138 Boren award recipients from a pool of more than 900 applicants.
The Boren Scholarships offer unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. They focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholarships provide funding of up to $10,000 for a semester and $20,000 for an academic year abroad.
For more information about Boren Scholarships, visit BorenAwards.org.
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I gained an enhanced view of the world. I was forced to look at American problems from an international perspective.”-Kyra Busch, IU Overseas Study Participant, Thailand