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Diversity Scholarships to Study Abroad

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 780 outstanding teenagers and introduced them to a world of possibilities.

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Your contribution gives opportunities of a lifetime to students across the nation. See the impact.


Chicago, IL - Italy
CBO Partner:
Metro Achievement Center

“(I want to be) someone who my cousins, my nephews, my nieces, and my future children can look up to and be inspired.” 


Chicago, IL - Ghana
CBO Partner:
Metro Achievement Center

“As I returned back to the United States, I realized that I have indeed grown as a person. I am more understanding, grateful, and willing.” 


Chicago, IL - Paraguay
CBO Partner:

“This summer was about letting the world change me so that later I can change the world.” 


Bronx, NY - New Zealand
CBO Partner:
SummerSearch NYC

“I knew the only thing that kept me from succeeding and overcoming challenges was me.” 

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