Social Media

Follow NSLI-Y on our social media channels.

  • NSLI-Y on Facebook – “Like” the NSLI-Y Facebook page to get application updates, stay informed about the latest news and research related to language learning and study abroad, and pose questions for NSLI-Y staff.
  • NSLI-Y on Twitter – Follow @NSLI-Y to get updates on the application and connect with others interested in NSLI-Y and language learning. Use #NSLIY in your tweets!
  • Ask NSLI-Y Alumni on Facebook – Join the Ask NSLI-Y Alumni Facebook group to connect with fellow applicants and NSLI-Y alumni, chat with the NSLI-Y community about language learning and study abroad, and prepare for the exciting exchange experiences ahead of you.
  • NSLI-Y on Instagram – Follow @nsliy to view inspiring photos that showcase the NSLI-Y program and alumni experiences. Use #NSLIY in your relevant posts and you may be reposted.

Less Commonly Taught Language Study Programs and Resources 

  • The Language Flagship: The Language Flagship is a national initiative to change the way Americans learn languages through a groundbreaking approach to language education for students from kindergarten through college.
  • STARTALK: STARTALK offers students (K–16) and teachers of eight critical need languages creative and engaging summer experiences that strive to exemplify best practices in language education and in language teacher development.
  • Boren Awards for International Study: Boren scholars (undergraduate students) and Fellows (graduate students) study abroad or conduct research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
  • Critical Language Scholarship (CLS): The CLS program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.
  • Lead with Languages: Lead with Languages raises awareness across the U.S. about the rapidly rising importance of language skills to a wide array of careers, as well as U.S. national security and international standing.

Study Abroad


NSLI-Y does not discriminate against any individual on any basis, including gender identity, race, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, political opinion, or economic and social standing. Find helpful resources related to diversity issues in study abroad listed below.

Career and Volunteer Opportunities