NSLI-Y Offers Student Scholarships, Program/Institutional Grants

NSLI-Y announces two great opportunities for the 2010/2011 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) overseas intensive language programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.   One is for students and the other is for institutions/ organizations.

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Merit-based scholarships are available to study overseas for summer, semester and academic year programs in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Russian and Turkish. In addition, your school, school system and/or local university can apply for a sub-grantee award to organize and implement six- to eight-week overseas intensive language programs to take place in summer 2010.

Interested students should visit www.nsliforyouth. org, where they can complete the online application. The deadline is December 4, 2009. Organizations interested in Summer 2010 sub-grant opportunities can view the Request for Proposal (RFP) by clicking here. The submission deadline for proposals is November 16, 2009. If after reading the RFP you have questions, please contact American Councils at 1-866-790-2086.