The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship is now available for students interested in studying abroad in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, or Peru.
- No previous language experience is required.
- Students must be applying for a four- to eight-week long summer, semester, or year program in Latin America.
- Two-week Global Prep programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
- Two (2) to four (4) awards will be given.
- The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship may only be combined with Global Leaders Need-Based Scholarship for semester and year program students.
- 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.
How to Apply:
- To be considered, start or continue to work on your AFS application.
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Vaya a América Latina Scholarship essay task or speak with your Study Abroad Specialist at 1 (800) AFS-INFO.
- Once requested, the Vaya a América Latina scholarship essay will appear in the Next Steps of your AFS dashboard.
At this time, the scholarship deadline has passed.