The 2024-2025 NSLI-Y application is now closed! The deadline for parent statements and recommendations is November 9.
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
The U.S. Department of State’s NSLI-Y program is part of a U.S. government initiative to foster international cooperation by ensuring that Americans have the linguistic skills and cultural knowledge necessary to effectively communicate. NSLI-Y provides overseas critical language study opportunities to American youth through merit-based scholarships to spark a lifetime interest in critical foreign languages and cultures.
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