Finland-U.S. Future Leaders Scholarship

Full scholarships for students from Washington, D.C. to study abroad in Finland.

Spend six weeks in Finland with a host family and get to know Finnish culture! Scholarship recipients will embark on exciting activities that will strengthen leadership skills and inspire civic and global responsibility.

Scholarship Details:

What's Included? What you're responsible for?


How to Apply:

  1. Complete the Finland-U.S. Future Leaders Scholarship application.

Essay Overview:


The deadline for the Finland-U.S. Future Scholarship application and essay is January 30, 2019

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact Amanda Dennen at or call 1 (800) 876-2376, ext. 3310.

A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients. All applicants will be notified of their status (via email) in April. This program is funded by the EDUFI (Finnish National Agency for Education).