University of Rhode Island senior Alexandra Azevedo of Tiverton, R.I. has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to spend a semester learning Portuguese in Mozambique. Photo credit: Nora Lewis.
URI senior awarded prestigious Boren Scholarship to study Portuguese in Mozambique
2015 May 29Among the most competitive study abroad awards in the country, the Boren Scholarship is designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Boren awards provide undergraduate and graduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the nation.