Fellowship Advising

The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) offers personalized advising services for the NSEP Boren Fellowship and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. Graduate students who are interested in applying for these fellowships are encouraged to attend our information sessions or set appointments for one-on-one advising.

If you are interested in the Boren Scholarship (undergraduate program) or the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, please contact [email protected] for more information. 

NSEP Boren Fellowship
Award Amount: up to $30,000

The National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship is for graduate students interested in acquiring or strengthening skills in languages critical to US National Security, and is intended for those who are willing to make a commitment to federal service. Graduate Fellows are able to choose their own program or select one of four Flagship Programs. In addition to language learning, Graduate Fellows are encouraged to conduct research, take additional academic courses, and/or pursue internships. There is also an opportunity to be funded for domestic language programs. 

Please check the Boren Awards website for more details on eligibility, requirements, and deadlines. 

2023-2024 Application Cycle

Institutional Deadline: January 12, 2024

National Deadline: January 24, 2024 5:00PM  (EST) 

Additional Resources 

Graduate Study Abroad  

Writing Center 

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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award
Award Amount: Varies

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award (DDRA) funds PhD candidates who are planning to conduct dissertation research abroad. DDRA's priorities are research projects that focus on certain geographic areas, less commonly taught languages, and certain academic fields. 

For more information, please visit the Fulbright-Hays website.

Application Process

All applications must be submitted through the university's application portal by the institutional deadline.

2023-2024 Application Cycle

Institutional Deadline: TBD

National Deadline: TBD

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