Meet Drexel’s 2013 Boren Scholar
Kailey Kluge (International Area Studies, BA ’15, PHC) received the prestigious Boren Scholarship for study in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Kailey has been studying Russian since her first term at Drexel and is planning to spend the entire academic year 2013-14 in Russia: two semesters at the language intensive CIEE St. Petersburg program followed by a co-op at an NGO or international exchange organization in Moscow.
Kailey’s interest in international education has led her to work at Drexel’s Office of International Programs both as a co-op and as a student worker. After graduation, she plans to work in the federal government to fulfill the service requirement of the Boren Scholarship.
Huge congratulations Kailey!
The Boren Awards, established by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), are designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Established by Congress in 1991, the Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study the languages and cultures of Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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