Andrean High student wins language study scholarship

2013-05-13T00:05:00Z Andrean High student wins language study scholarshipTiimes Staff nwitimes.com
May 13, 2013 12:05 am  • 

PORTAGE | Ian Markham, a Porter resident and Andrean High School student, has been awarded one of approximately 625 National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarships for 2013-14.

The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school student to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year programs overseas immersion programs.

The scholarship enables Markham to study Russian in Russia for the summer. The scholarship covers all program costs for participants, including domestic and international travel, tuition and related academic preparation, language testing, educational and cultural activities focusing on language learning, orientations, meals and accommodations, usually with a host family.

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