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

Language Learning with Emojis

Four emoji expressions on blue background

Our National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumni used emojis to teach us a few words in Mandarin Chinese.

NSLI-Y Alumni Representatives Share Their Stories

Four alumni of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) exchange program stopped by the State Department to share their experiences abroad and their plans for the future.

NSLI-Y Alumni Learn About Digital Networking and Career Development

Panel guests at the event included Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan who encouraged alumni to continue their language learning and consider a career with the Department of State.

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.

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?

Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad, and very few of these students are in high school. Yet, studying abroad early builds global competencies such as language and cross-cultural skills, maturity, and clarity about one's post-secondary education and career. Learn how to help high school students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

Learn Arabic in Morocco!

Kalyn and Nathan hanging out with their fellow students and friends in Morocco

Kalyn and Nathan, National Security Language Initiative for Youth students in Marrakech, Morocco, describe how their experiences learning Arabic in the classroom, speaking with locals in the country's native language, and making personal connections with the people they meet have positively impacted and enriched their lives.

Discovering Chinese Culture through Music

Vanessa studied Chinese the summer of 2012 in Suzhou, China as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant and was introduced to a whole new world.

Mastering Language, Translating Culture

Georgia native Evangelista traveled to Suzhou, China during the summer of 2012 to study Chinese as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant.

Arabic Program Expands Dental Career Dream

Shadowing a Moroccan dentist showed me that so many more people in the world need dental help.

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