Monday, March 29, 2010

Boren Fellowships and Scholarships



"Desire to Learn Russian Heating Up Again"

March 1, 2010

Last year, over 8% of Boren Scholarship and Fellowship recipients were studying Russian.  While some of those students were just beginning their study of the language, others were building on years of language study at the college and, in some cases, the high school level.  According to today's article in The Washington Post, that number may be on the rise.  The number of Russian programs in high schools, which had been shrinking since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1991, has stabilized and may even be growing. 

Read The Washington Post article, "Desire to Learn Russian Heating Up Again."