English for Heritage Language Speakers Grants to U.S. Institutions of Higher Education - (National Security Education Program - NSEP) - #12.554
The English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) program is designed to provide intensive English language instruction for U. S. citizens who are native speakers of critical languages. The goal of the program is to enable participants to reach professional working proficiency in English, as measured by the federal Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) level 3 and/or the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) superior level. The program equips participants with the ability to read, write, speak, and listen at a superior level in an effort to build a critical base of future leaders to serve in the federal government service and the broader professional community.
FY 07 $2,000,000; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported.
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