funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by American Councils for International Education
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program provides the opportunity for high school students to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Programs are available for Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian and Turkish. Previous language study is not required; language learners of all levels are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is October 30, 2018 at 4PM ET. To apply or learn more, visit www.nsliforyouth.org.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES) Abroad program provides high school students and recent graduate the opportunity to study abroad in countries with significant Muslim populations. Participants live with a host family, attend a local high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about the host country’s society and values; they also help educate others about American society and values. The application deadline is December 4, 2018 at11:59 PT. To apply or learn more, visit www.yes-abroad.org.