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Results are Tagged with "National Security Language Initiative for Youth"

A Parent's Perspective on Exchange

“Some questions get answered ahead of time – some don’t,” explains Doug. “It takes a good degree of trust and sense of adventure to allow this whole thing to happen in the first place.”

A Father Sends His High-Schooler Abroad for First Time

The opportunity to experience another culture firsthand, by living with a native family is a chance of a lifetime.

Samantha Faces her Fears and Masters a New Language

Samantha never imagined she would one day be conversing comfortably in Turkish with a group of friends in Turkey. But that's exactly what happened during her academic year abroad as part of the NSLI-Y program.

NSLI-Y Summer Language Program

National Security Language Initiative for Youth: Critical Languages

Established in 2006, the National Security Languages Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) promotes the study of critically needed languages by sending American high school students overseas for intensive language study.

Language Lessons

Plaque written in Arabic.

A National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) student describes her time studying Arabic in Morocco.

Study Abroad, Make a Difference

Study Abroad, Make a Difference

National Security Language Initiative for Youth alumni talk about their exchange experiences.

NSLI-Y, Language Learning with U.S. State Department

Lena learned Turkish and learned about a very different culture as a participant in the NSLI-Y program

The NSLI-Y Program is a program that helps American students study abroad to learn foreign languages that are deemed critical by the U.S. government.

National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)

National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides merit-based scholarships to U.S. high school students interested in learning less-commonly studied foreign languages overseas.

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