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IU’s Russian Flagship Program is designed to help motivated students reach professional language skills and meet the challenges of our
Landing a top job or getting into the right graduate or professional school has become increasingly more competitive, and a good GPA will no longer distinguish you from the crowd. Nowadays you need a unique set of skills to prove your ability to excel. The Language Flagship is the program that will testify to your outstanding combination of talent, hard work, and your ability to reach the utmost level of excellence. These are all transferable skills that will impress admission committees and your future employers.
Classroom coursework is only a part of your Flagship language training. In addition, you will spend one summer studying domestically at IU’s Summer Language Workshop; a summer abroad studying in a Russian speaking country
Keeping the momentum going is essential for your language development. Your language skills will get an additional boost through intensive summer studies at IU, and will truly flourish during your summer study abroad. A full cultural, social, and professional immersion during the Capstone year will mold you into a skillful language user with a solid intercultural competence. We offer a variety of Flagship scholarships to help fund your summer studies and the Capstone Year. There are also a number of external scholarships available to you.Find Flagship funding
Flagship language training teaches career-ready skills. In addition to professional language and culture abilities, you will also have an opportunity to hone other skills required in the professional world – e.g., writing competitive grant applications, conducting and presenting research, organizing small and large group activities, serving as a tutor, etc. During your Capstone year in Kazakhstan, you will complete an internship in your field of interest and expertise.See how we prepare you for a career
The Language Flagship is a national initiative to change the way Americans learn languages through a groundbreaking approach to language education for students from kindergarten through college.
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