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American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2015

Since arriving in her host city of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alessandra has shown a remarkable understanding of cultural differences and an impressive eagerness to immerse herself into the local community.

Fulbright-Schuman Program

The Fulbright-Schuman Program, administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Belgium/Luxembourg, is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.

The program funds graduate and post-graduate study, research, and lecture proposals in the field of US-EU relations, EU policy, or EU institutions for interested American and EU citizens.

Enhance Your Career: Learn Turkish in Turkey!

Liz Clark, a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) alumna, tells about how learning Turkish on her CLS program helped enhanced her career.

Enhance Your Career: Learn Turkish in Turkey!

Liz Clark, a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) alumna, tells about how learning Turkish on her CLS program helped enhanced her career.

Language Scholarships for High School Students NSLI-Y: 7-Weeks in Turkey

Emily Moran, a 16 year-old from Washington, D.C. studied abroad for 7 weeks in Turkey with the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program.

Emily Morin, a 16 year-old from Washington, D.C. studied abroad for 7 weeks in Turkey with the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program.

The Language of Dance

Alana has studied ballet for thirteen years and hopes to become a professional ballet dancer. At an audition for an intensive summer ballet program, she heard about the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program implemented by the Russian American Foundation (RAF). This program combines Russian language instruction, cultural immersion, and ballet training with Master Teachers of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking: Exchange Builds Confidence

Prior to the academic year Aaron spent in Russia as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant, he had only given a few speeches to an audience – in English. A native of Portland, ME, Aaron never imagined that during his year abroad he would speak in Russian to an audience of World War II veterans.

Fulbright-Hays Program

The Fulbright-Hays Program awards grants to individual U.S. K-14 pre-teachers, teachers and administrators, pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral faculty, as well as to U.S. institutions and organizations.

Finding Her Voice in Bosnia

Katie’s passion for culture, language, and food was a perfect fit in Bosnia.

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