Upcoming International Education Opportunities: February 2016

February 10, 2016
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From university faculty pursuing research abroad to American families looking for ways to experience cultural exchange at home, we have opportunities for everyone.


Summer Russian Language Teachers Program
K-12 and university-level teachers of Russian are invited to apply for a summer of studying Russian language and culture in Saint Petersburg through a US Department of Education grant.
Apply by March 1st


Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) and Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program
Host an exceptional high school student participating in our competitive scholarship and cultural exchange programs. Having an international "son" or "daughter" is an experience you won't want to miss.
Become a Host Family

Professional Fellows Program
Host a young international professional from Eastern Europe or Southeast Asia in your home for five weeks as they pursue a fellowship in cities across the United States
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Title VIII Research Scholarships
Graduate students, independent researchers, and university faculty members can apply for funding to conduct in-country research and language training in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, and Ukraine.
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Energy in Central Asia Program
Learn from policy, business, and economic energy experts on the future of energy in the Central Asian context and network with global energy companies based in Kazakhstan.
Apply by March 1st

Peace and Security in the South Caucasus
While rich in natural resources, scenic beauty, and vibrant cultures, the South Caucasus continues to be hampered by age-old conflicts and political instability. Based in Tbilisi, Georgia, this four-week summer program explores cultural identity and nationalism, development strategies, the emergence of new political systems and parties, and ongoing efforts to foster peace throughout the region.
Apply by March 1st

Overseas Professional Internship Training
From democracy building and human rights to public health and environmental protection, gain professional experience in critical geographies across Central Asia and the Western Balkans.
Apply by March 1st

Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP)
RLASP is designed to improve participants' oral, listening, reading, and writing proficiency in Russian language and to develop their knowledge of Russian history, politics, culture, and society.
Apply by March 15th

Business Russian Language Internship Program (BRLI)
Combining intensive business language classes and an internship in Moscow or St. Petersburg, BRLI prepares students to use Russian in the international workplace.
Apply by March 15th

Balkan Language Initiative (BLI)
The Balkan Language Initiative offers intensive, highly- individualized instruction in Albanian, Bosnian, Macedonian, and Serbian in five different countries.
Apply by March 15th

Eurasian Regional Languages Program (ERLP)
The Eurasian Regional Language Program (ERLP) offers intensive, highly-individualized instruction in more than 15 Eurasian languages, including Armenian, Azeri, Dari, Farsi, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Romanian, Ukrainian, and Uzbek.
Apply by March 15th

Indonesia Overseas Program
The Indonesia Overseas Program in Malang, Indonesia provides students the opportunity to gain new cultural knowledge and language competency while experiencing the vibrant everyday life and rich traditions of Indonesia.
Apply by March 15th