Full, merit-based scholarship through the U.S. Department of State to study less commonly taught languages in overseas immersion programs.

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, NSLI-Y provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Languages include Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish.

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Berry Lauren While in India, I immersed myself in the local culture, used language learning as a tool for diplomacy and promoting understanding, and gained a more well-rounded view of the world around me.- Lauren, NSLI-Y Hindi Summer Alumna