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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

Cultural Explorer
Available Now! Partial scholarships for year academic programs departing in the fall to out of the ordinary destinations.
Vaya a América Latina
Available Now! $3,000 scholarships for summer programs to Costa Rica, Argentina, or Panama.
Viaggio Italiano
Available Now! $2,000 scholarships for year or semester programs to Italy.
Japan Scholarships
Full and 50% scholarships for year programs
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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 U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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.