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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.

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.

The Language of Understanding

An NSLI-Y student learns so much more than language in Egypt.

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

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

The Congress -- Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) known in Germany as the Parlamentarisches Patenschafts -Programm (PPP), is an academic scholarship for both German and American teens.

National Security Language Initiative for Youth - Chinese Language

China Project 2010

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides scholarships for eligible high school students to learn less commonly taught languages, including Chinese.

Language Lessons

Plaque written in Arabic.

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

U.S.- China People-to-People Exchange

A US-China People-to-People Exchange participant in China

Watch Chinese and American students talk about their exchange and language-learning experiences.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

A Step Towards World Peace

A Step Towards World Peace: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

"I got to know more about [the people I met here], their culture, their history, the things they believed, and because of this, I understand [now] why they behave the way they do. I think it is a very important step towards world peace." - Francisca, from India on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program.

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