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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 1,100 outstanding teenagers and introduced them to a world of possibilities.


150 students were supported with a Faces of America Scholarship in 2014

Students were recruited from communities in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and New Jersey

Meet our Scholars

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

Cindy

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.” 

Melissa

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.” 

Adriana

Chicago, IL - Paraguay
CBO Partner:
HighSight

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

Erika

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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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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