BOONE - The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is pleased to announce that Hannah Godfrey has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to study Bahasa in Indonesia during the 2019-20 academic year. This marks the first applicant to apply for and receive the Boren award at Appalachian since 2007!
Boren Awards program provides U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of our nation. In exchange for funding, Boren Award recipients agree to work in the federal government for a period of at least one year. “The National Security Education Program,” according to Dr. Michael A. Nugent, NSEP Director, “is helping change the U.S. higher education system and the way Americans approach the study of foreign languages and cultures.”