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National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarship

The State Department’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides merit-based scholarships to U.S. high school students and recent graduates interested in learning less-commonly studied foreign languages overseas.

Sponsor: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesChina, India, Korea, South, Morocco, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkey
Nationality RequiredUnited States
Other CriteriaAll applicants must: Be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in, or just graduated from, high school; Be 15-to-18 years old at the start of the program; Have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply online at the link below.

Host Institution: NSLI-Y

This award is linked to a specific institution.

Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

Number of AwardsVariable
DeadlineNovember 1
IncludesAll program costs.

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