Three W&M undergrads awarded Boren Scholarships
Three William & Mary students were awarded prestigious David L. Boren Scholarships are administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and awarded to U. Absher, Rofman and Wroblewski were among the 208 undergraduate students nationwide awarded Boren Scholarships out of 458 applicants.
In exchange for funding, Boren recipients must agree to work in the federal government for at least one year following completion of their studies. Absher, a Chinese studies and Asian & Pacific Islander American studies double major from Fredericksburg, Virginia, plans to study Chinese language and culture for six months at the National Taiwan University’s Intensive Chinese Language Program in Taipei, Taiwan. He also plans to volunteer at the Taiwan Association for Human Rights, which is where he plans to complete a Freeman Fellowship this summer along with a Critical Language Scholarship.
Rofman, a data science major from Haymarket, Virginia, plans to study Korean language, culture and literature for the 2022-23 academic year at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. Wroblewski, an international relations major and Russian & Post-Soviet studies minor from Falls Church, Va. Students interested in the Boren Scholarship should apply through or contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
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