Kiwanis partner Sister Cities International is sharing scholarship opportunities for high school students who are interested in expanding their horizons and studying abroad. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs offers scholarships to high school students (ages 15-18) to study abroad for one academic year. International exchange programs give you the opportunity to establish long-lasting ties with people around the globe, promote mutual understanding, learn a new language and develop global leadership skills.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
CONGRESS BUNDESTAG YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM (CBYX)
Application: Opens September 5, 2017 – Closes December 11, 2017
Scholarships Available: 250
Visit http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/ to learn more.
KENNEDY-LUGAR YOUTH EXCHANGE AND STUDY ABROAD (YES ABROAD)
Application: Opens September 5, 2017 – Closes December 5, 2017
Scholarships Available: 65
Go to Africa, Asia, the Balkans or the Middle East
Visit http://www.yes-abroad.org/ to learn more.
The NATIONAL SECURITY LANGUAGE INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH (NSLI-Y)
2018-19 Application: Opens August 25, 2017 – Closes November 2, 2017
Scholarships Available: Approximately 670
Learn Arabic, Indonesian, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Russian or Turkish
Visit http://www.nsliforyouth.org/ to learn more.