University of Louisville student Kamero Neblett has received a David L. Boren Scholarship to study abroad in Brazil.
Neblett, a finance major at UofL’s College of Business, will study Portuguese language while abroad.
Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program, which focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Students who study abroad through the program are required to work at least one year with the federal government.
A 2009 graduate of Russellville High School, Neblett is the son of Charles and Marvinia Neblett of Russellville.
At UofL, Neblett is a Porter scholar and also received a Women’s and Gender Studies scholarship and a Janice Denise Covington Memorial Scholarship for international service learning. He has worked as a resident assistant, teaching assistant and a Porter executive assistant. Neblett is also active in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He previously studied abroad in Seville, Spain, and completed a service learning trip to Brazil. He will spend this summer in Costa Rica studying intensive Spanish.