Rick Cieri

  Frederick (Rick) Cieri received the opportunity of a lifetime to study for a year in São Paulo, Brazil with the Boren Scholarship. Rick has gone to Brazil to study Portuguese, which is deemed a “critical language”: by the Boren Scholarship since it is less commonly taught in the United States. Rick applied to the…

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Rick Cieri had already studied in Strasbourg and Madrid and mastered three foreign languages by his junior year at SU. Looking for a new challenge outside European politics, the dual international relations and modern foreign languages major picked up a pamphlet on the Boren Scholarship and applied. The Boren Scholarship, which funds up to a full year…

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Perry Copes II, from Philadelphia, PA, is earning his MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School with a focus on Global Security and Emerging Markets. In 2013, he was selected for the Critical Language Scholarship Program to study Persian in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. While at SU, he worked as a graduate assistant for the Institute…

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