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IUB student awarded Boren Scholarship

Press Release: May 6, 2014

IUB student Grace Jaroscak has been awarded a 2014-15 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship for study abroad.

Jaroscak, a senior majoring in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Economics with a minor in International Studies, will be participating in the China Flagship Capstone year in 2014-15. She was one of 165 Boren award recipients from a pool of 868 applicants this year.

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

Office of Overseas Study
Leo R. Dowling International Center
111 South Jordan Avenue
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7709

Ph: 812-855-9304
Fax: 812-855-6452

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