Coast2Coast Italia Scholarship

Full scholarship for year program in Italy.

The Coast2Coast Italia Scholarship is available for students interested in studying abroad for a year in Italy

Scholarship Details:

  • One (1) merit and need-based full scholarship is available.
  • You will be hosted in the Reggio Emilia, Italy. 
  • No previous language experience is required.
  • A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
  • Applications submitted after the scholarship deadline will not be considered for the scholarship.


Students must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

  • Applying to the Italy year program departing in September 2019.
  • Qualify for financial assistance.
    • Families who qualify typically have household incomes of $85,000 or less, though some extenuating circumstances will be considered.
  • The scholarship may not be combined with Global Leaders Need-Based award, but you will automatically be considered for both.

How to Apply:

  1. To be considered, start or continue to work on your AFS application.
  2. Complete the Coast2 Coast Italia Interest Form
  3. Submit the FAST financial aid application.
  4. Complete your AFS Letter to Host Family and Letter of Recommendation on your application by the deadline. 


The deadline to apply for the Coast2Coast Italia Scholarship is has passed.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Scholarship Team at