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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.

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Additional scholarships available in some states

Japan Scholarships
Full and 50% scholarships for year programs
Cultural Explorer
Partial scholarships for year academic programs departing in the fall to out of the ordinary destinations.
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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-USA 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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