Scholarships

Vaya a América Latina

$3,000 scholarships for summer programs to certain Latin American destinations.

The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship is available for students interested in studying abroad this summer in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, or Paraguay.

Scholarship Details

  • Deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 17, 2016.
  • No previous language experience is required.
  • Students must be applying for a four - eight week summer 2016 program in Latin America.
  • Two-week Global Prep programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Three to five awards will be given.
  • Scholarships cannot be combined with a Global Leaders Need-Based award.
  • A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
  • Scholarship application materials submitted after March 17, 2016, will not be considered.
  • Scholarship results will be announced in early April.

To be considered, start your application and email scholarships@afsusa.org to let us know you’re interested in applying for the scholarship.

Sophia Laws My year was completely amazing, challenging and eye opening. I explored a new country and realized it was so much more than beautiful scenery and picture perfect beaches. Costa Rica is now a part of me that I know I will never lose.- Sophia, WA