OURS National Scholarships

Marie Lefebvre : Boren Scholarship

Marie Lefebvre double-majored in Portuguese Language & Literature and Geography. She is fluent in French and Spanish and has travelled extensively in France and the Phillippines. She studied in Portugal for two months, and with the Boren Scholarship, she headed to Brazil to study at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro to study Portuguese. Through this opportunity, Marie immersed herself in Brazilian culture, society, and politics and worked to positively impact U.S-Brazil relations.