National Security Language Initiative for Youth Benefits
Program DescriptionThe National Security Language Initiative for Youth (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.
General Program RequirementsAll 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; and
- Have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
For detailed eligibility requirements, please visit the NSLI-Y Eligibility information page.