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Study Abroad in High School with the U.S. Department of State

Calling all U.S. High School Students! Did you know you can study abroad with a U.S. Department of State scholarship?

American Alumni Offer Warm Boston Welcome to International Visitors

More than a dozen American alumni of U.S. government-sponsored international exchange programs greeted a group of visitors from the Middle East and North Africa on the last stop of their International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

Fulbright U.S. Student Connects With At-Risk Youth in Rio de Janeiro Through Boxing

In Rio de Janeiro, Nicholas studied Sociology at Pontifica Universidad Catholica Do Rio De Janerio (PUC-Río) during the day and spent his evenings at the gym, volunteering with children, learning and experiencing the different cultures in Brazil from the classrooms to the inner city.

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.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

Finding Her Voice in Bosnia

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

Finding a Second family in Thailand

"Take the leap into the unknown. It will be the best choice you make..."

New Year's Eve in Dubai

Before traveling to Oman on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program, Dylan Hoey had never left the United States.

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