Boren Fellowship information session: October 20, 2021

The IRIS Awards office is sponsoring an in-person information session for UW-Madison graduate students interested in learning more the Boren Fellowship program:

Boren Graduate Fellowship Information Session
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
3:00 – 4:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
Information on possible remote access to the information session (or recording) will be available as we get closer to the program date

Jeff Cary, the Boren Awards Outreach & Recruitment Manager, will lead this session.

Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to add an important international and language component (including in support of in-country research) to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.

Join to learn more about the Boren Fellowships, what makes for a competitive application, eligibility, service requirements, and more.

Additional information on Boren Fellowships and the campus process is available at

Have more questions? Contact Mark Lilleleht (, the campus Boren Fellowship representative.

Undergraduates interested in the Boren Scholarship program can learn more on the UW-Madison’s Boren Awards page and by contacting Matt Geisler (, UW-Madison’s Boren Scholarship representative.

Boren Fellowships info session on October 20, 2021, 3pm