At AFS, we believe in the radical idea that young people can make a difference.
AFS's founders were young volunteers who ventured overseas to help those in need - and their spirit of volunteerism lives on today.
Now it's YOUR turn.
Tell us your idea for a volunteer project that could have a meaningful impact abroad. Get votes from your family and friends on your idea, and you could win one of 10 full scholarships to spend 2 weeks with AFS making the winning project come to life. All U.S. 8th to 12th grade students are eligible to enter. It just takes three easy steps:
Learn about the countries and issue areas.
Submit a 250-500 word essay or 1-minute video.
Go abroad, have a blast, make an impact.
Global Competency is critical to the success of today's 8th-12th grade students, but we know it's hard to bring into an already-packed curriculum. AFS Project: Change lesson plans make it easy to introduce contemporary, global issues in a unique and engaging way.
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