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Scholarships to Study Abroad Available
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Experience a new world and expand your horizons – Study abroad in High School. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs offers scholarships to high school students (ages 15-18) to study abroad for one academic year. International exchange programs give you the opportunity to establish long-lasting ties with people around the globe, promote mutual understanding, learn a new language, and develop global leadership skills.
Previous language study is not required.

CONGRESS BUNDESTAG YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM (CBYX)
Application: Opens September 5, 2017 - Closes December 11, 2017
Scholarships Available: 250
Learn German
Visit http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/ to learn more.

KENNEDY-LUGAR YOUTH EXCHANGE AND STUDY ABROAD (YES ABROAD)
Application: Opens September 5, 2017 - Closes December 5, 2017
Scholarships Available: 65
Go to, Africa, Asia, the Balkans or the Middle East
Visit http://www.yes-abroad.org/ to learn more.

The NATIONAL SECURITY LANGUAGE INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH (NSLI-Y)
2018-19 Application: Opens August 25, 2017 - Closes November 2, 2017
Scholarships Available: Approximately 670
Learn Arabic, Indonesian, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Russian, or Turkish
Visit http://www.nsliforyouth.org/ to learn more.
Christopher Schwab, Program Officer, NSLI-Y, U.S. Department of State, Tel: 202-632-6350
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