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Opportunities for teachers, schools and students

October 19, 2012

From this month’s Asia Society newsletter

2013 STARTALK programs: The online RFP has been posted for programs for students and teachers in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. Deadline: October 31.

 Association for Asian Studies (AAS) invites submissions for the Franklin R. Buchanan Prize awarded annually to recognize an outstanding curriculum publication on Asia designed for any educational level, elementary through university. Deadline: November 1.

Sino-American Bridge for Education and Health is offering a five-week travel with Chinese teachers of English while sharing American methods of teaching English based heavily on oral interchange. Deadline to apply for summer travel is December 31.

The American Youth Leadership Program offers opportunities for American high students and educators to travel abroad on an exchange program to gain first-hand knowledge of foreign cultures and to collaborate on solving global issues.    Recruitment areas and application deadlines vary, so please check the website for more information.

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) offers merit-based scholarships to U. S. high-school aged students for overseas study of seven critical foreign languages:  Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajik), Russian and Turkish.  Applications for summer 2013 and academic year 2013-2014 programs are due November 1.

 

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