The Cultural Explorer Merit Scholarship is available for students interested in studying abroad for a year in Bosnia & Herzegovina, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand or Turkey. We are now accepting Cultural Explorer applications for Fall 2017!
- The full AFS application, including the scholarship essay, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 2, 2017.
- No previous language experience is required.
- Eight to ten awards will be given.
- Scholarships can be combined with Global Leaders Need-Based awards.
- A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
- Scholarship application materials submitted after March 2, 2017, will not be considered.
- Scholarship results will be announced in late March.
To be considered, start your application and indicate that you're interested in scholarships. A Study Abroad Specialist will be in touch to help you choose the best scholarship opportunities.