Strengthening national security through critical language and culture expertise
Over 2,000 NSEP award recipients have served the Federal Government in varied departments and agencies. NSEP alumni are in demand in the federal workforce contributing unmatched professional expertise along with advanced cultural and language skills. Special hiring exemptions (Schedule A) create opportunities for employers to hire NSEP candidates regardless of their federal employment status.
The goal of NSEP is to enhance the capacity of the federal sector to deal effectively with the challenging global issues of the 21st century. NSEP David L. Boren Scholars and Fellows, Flagship Fellows, and EHLS Scholars represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. NSEP strongly emphasizes the importance of award recipients seeking and gaining employment in Federal Government organizations whose missions and functions are most directly related to national security.
NSEP award recipients are deeply committed to serving the U.S. Government. NSEP works closely with each Scholar and Fellow and with U.S. Government agencies to identify employment opportunities and recommend appropriate matches. More than 2,000 NSEP award recipients have already contributed to the Federal effort and are recognized across Federal departments as ideal candidates for positions.