Camille Violet, an undergraduate in chemical engineering and international studies at OSU, has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in Tanzania during the 2015-16 academic year. The scholarship is sponsored by the National Security Education Program and was designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Violet’s award includes a summer intensive Swahili language study at University of Florida, Gainesville, a fall semester in Tanzania, and a spring semester with the American Councils Official Internship in Tanzania focusing on plastic to oil conversion.
Indonesian intensive course
OSU student Christopher Foertsch has received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Indonesian in Malang, Indonesia this summer during an intensive course. Foertsch is currently pursuing a master of arts in Applied Anthropology.