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Results are Tagged with "Russia"

CLS Experience Leads to Career Focused on Democracy and Governance in Central Asia

When Matt Tappert studied abroad in Tomsk, Russia in 2008 as part of the Critical Language Scholarship Program, he had the simple goal of participating in an immersive program that would help develop his Russian language skills and cultural knowledge.

Learn Russian Next Summer!

Learn Russian!

Jessica Gumucio, Senior at Davidson College, studied Russian in Vladimir, Russia in Summer 2015 on a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS).

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.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program

The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars program helps international education professionals and senior higher education officials from the United States create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries.

Sports Envoy Program

Athletes and coaches in various sports are chosen to serve as envoys or ambassadors of sport in overseas programs that include conducting clinics, visiting schools and speaking to youth.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 130 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Teachable Moments

A photo from the collection of Vivian Leskes, an American English professor and English Language Specialist who taught English in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

Vivian Leskes, an American English professor, talks about her experiences as an English Language Specialist in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

English Language Fellow in Moscow

Caralyn Bushey takes time to make new friends outside the classroom.

Caralyn Bushey discusses her experience as an English Language Fellow in Moscow.

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