AFS-USA Faces of America provides high-achieving students from low-income families a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study abroad. By partnering with community-based organizations in underrepresented communities, FoA has awarded scholarships to more than 1,100 outstanding teenagers and introduced them to a world of possibilities.
Your contribution gives opportunities of a lifetime to students across the nation. See the impact.
Chicago, IL - Thailand
Kappa League Institute - Chicago
“My experience was far more in depth than the quick one-word answer I give to people when they ask me- unbelievable.”
New York City, NY - Ghana
Sponsors for Educational Opportunities (SEO)
“As I sat at the little bead shop, coming of age, as represented by the colorful array of beads tied around my waist, I realized that Accra was now a part of my home.”
New York City, NY - Germany
Double Discovery Center
“In Germany, my exposure to the new foods and tidbits of German life and culture inspired me to learn more about different cultures and see how they compare to my Chinese-American culture.”
Houston, TX - Ireland
YES Prep Public Schools
“As I begin thinking more about college, I would love to study abroad and thanks to this program I have decided to pursue an International Relations major once I get to college.”
Your financial support gives low-income high school students the opportunities and support they need to transform their lives, achieve their own potential, and create change as role models and everyday leaders in their communities.
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