Scholarships in your State

Featured Scholarships

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Project: Change

Scholarship opportunity to learn how to make change for human rights and sustainability abroad

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Global Leaders

Our flagship need-based award for all AFS programs

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Helen “Peggie” Miller

$5,000 need and merit-based scholarship to study abroad for a semester or year

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Pride

Up to $2,000-$4,000 merit-based scholarships for exemplary LGBTQ students

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Types of Scholarships

The opportunity to study abroad should be available to everyone, regardless of their financial means. Through merit-based and need-based scholarships, as well as personal fundraising tips and tools, AFS is dedicated to supporting you and your family in every way we can to make studying abroad a reality. Annually, we award scholarships to about half of our study abroad students.
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Merit-based

Full and partial merit-based scholarships for a variety of program destinations.

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Need-based

Full and partial awards for eligible students with demonstrated financial need.

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U.S. State Department

Full, merit-based scholarship programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Fundraising

Explore fundraising tips and tricks, or join Sponsor an AFSer, a free online fundraising tool that allows friends and family to support your journey.
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Fundraising Ideas

Tips, tools and inspiration for empowering students to raise funds for studying abroad.

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Sponsor an AFSer

Set up an easy-to-use, free, online tool so friends and family can give you funds to support your journey.

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