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Make an Impact: Learn Chinese in China!

Ryan Mandado, a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) alumnus, tells us about why he chose to study Chinese.

Google+ Hangout for High School Educators and Staff: Streamed Live on May 22, 2014

Bring Global Competencies to Your Classroom and Opportunities for Study Abroad to Your Students

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?

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?

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.

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