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Two programs: 


Scholarship for International High School Studies

  • 15 to 18.5 years old (by September 1, of the year they depart for their exchange)
  • Good academic standing
  • Personality and character to be an excellent goodwill ambassador between the U.S. and host country
  • 10 to 11 months in host country
  • Student attends high school in host country
  • Each long term outbound student must find three host families for inbound(s) to live with


Short Term Summer Exchange

  • 15 to 18.5 years old (on the first day overseas)
  • Family-to-family exchange (students paired)
  • 4 weeks in U.S. & 4 weeks in host country
  • Suitable schedule negotiated between families