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Merit Based Scholarships

Merit-based Scholarships

Full and partial merit-based scholarships are available for a variety of program destinations every year. Current scholarship opportunities are below.

Vaya a América Latina
50% merit-based scholarships for summer, semester and year programs to Argentina and Costa Rica
Viaggio Italiano
$2,000 merit-based scholarships for year and semester programs to Italy
Cultural Explorer
Partial scholarships for year academic programs to out of the ordinary study abroad destinations
Japan Scholarships
Full and 50% scholarships for year programs
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Additional scholarships available in select states
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Merit-based scholarships sponsored by the US Department of State

AFS-USA is proud to partner with other recognized exchange organizations to implement three scholarships programs sponsored by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Exchange.

Full scholarships for year programs to Germany
Full scholarships for summer and year programs to countries where critical languages are spoken
Full scholarships for year programs to countries with significant Muslim populations
Need-based Scholarships

Need-based Scholarships

AFS is committed to supporting you and your family to help make studying abroad a reality. Select your state to see the need-based scholarships available to you.

AFS Family Awards

AFS Family Awards

Tuition discounts for students with certain previous connections to AFS Host Families, Volunteers, Returnees or ambulance drivers of the American Field Service.

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