Opportunities to study abroad
AFS-USA opportunities for high school students to study abroad in some 40 countries (many with scholarships)
WHAT: Application deadlines are drawing near for high school students who wish to take advantage of going on exchanges abroad. Scholarship funding goes early. Students should apply now.
WHEN: The AFS-USA foreign exchanges may be for semester, summer, community service, gap (year after high school) and year long home and language stays.. Many scholarships are available through AFS-USA. Note this information.
All Outbound Sponsored Programs applications are now available! Application deadlines are as follows for these full scholarships funded by the US State Department:
•NSLI-Y: November 1, 2012
•YES Abroad: January 10, 2013 (now offering programs in South Africa and Tunisia!)
•CBYX: January 10, 2013
COST: See web site as costs differ from country to country, length of stay and type of program..
DETAILS: Go to www.afsusa.org/study-abroad and www.afsusa.org/scholarships.
LOCAL CONTACTS: Becky Heywood, sending coordinator, at AFSbecky@comcast.net and 615-473-4389. Local Miss Tennky Area Team web site is http://afsusa.org/misstennky/.