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Feds offer American high school students scholarships for foreign study

Posted: October 27, 2011 - 12:08am

Four U.S. Department of State programs offer scholarships for American high school students to study abroad.

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth offers merit-based scholarships to for overseas study of seven critical foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajik), Russian and Turkish. Applications for summer 2012 and academic year 2012-2013 programs are due Nov. 3. See www.nsliforyouth.org.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program offers scholarships to spend a semester or an academic year in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Oman, Thailand, and Turkey. The application deadline is Jan. 11, 2012. See www.yesprograms.org/yesabroad.

In the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program, secondary school students live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life in Germany. Scholarships are available for academic year 2012-2013. Prior German language skills are not required. See www.usagermanyscholarship.org.

The American Youth Leadership Program allows American high students and educators to travel abroad on a three- to four-week-long exchange program to gain first-hand knowledge of foreign cultures and to collaborate on solving global issues. See 1.usa.gov/nXdWWQ.

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