National Security Language Initiative for Youth Visit

A program representative from The National Security Language Initiative for Youth will be on campus Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10:30. She will be discussing the language immersion exchanges the program offers. You must be between the ages of 18-15 to participate, they offer year long and summer immersion exchanges.

Exchanges will take place to encourage scholars to build relationships and engage with the people of Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian, Russian, and Turkish-speaking countries through shared language

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program was launched in 2006 to promote critical language learning among American youth. The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with American Councils for International Education, awards and administers merit-based scholarships to high school students for participation in summer and academic year immersion programs in locations where the eight NSLI-Y languages are spoken. NSLI-Y immerses participants in the cultural life of the host country, giving them formal and informal language practice and sparking a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures.

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