Virtual NSLI-Y will be offered in Fall 2023 (Sept – Nov) and in Winter 2024 (Jan – March). There will be two separate application cycles. Students may only take part in one Virtual NSLI-Y program.

Fall 2023 Key Dates

  • Application open:  May 8, 2023 Application is live! See below for further information.
  • Application deadline: June 15, 2023 (Recommendation due by June 20, 2023)
  • Notification of Status and Placement: mid-late July 2023
  • Pre-program requirements: August – September 2023
  • Program dates: week of September 10 through the week of November 12
  • Post-program requirements: November – December 2023

Winter 2024 application and timeline details will be posted in September 2023.

Program Application for Fall 2023

Please be sure to review the program Eligibility and Participation Requirements, FAQs, and Terms & Conditions before applying for Virtual NSLI-Y.

Click here to access the Fall 2023 Virtual NSLI-Y application


Note: You will be redirected to the American Councils for International Education application system at Create an account if you do not already have one and be sure to read the Tips at the bottom of the login page. Please pay attention to announcements on the application site about upcoming site maintenance windows.

Virtual NSLI-Y has shown me how much I enjoy learning about other parts of the world. Because of my participation in Virtual NSLI-Y, I want to strongly incorporate language learning and learning about other cultures into my future academic and career pursuits.

Questions? Please contact