Vaya a América Latina

$3,000 scholarships for summer programs to certain Latin American destinations.

The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship is available for students interested in studying abroad this summer in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, or Paraguay.

Scholarship Details

  • Deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 17, 2016.
  • No previous language experience is required.
  • Students must be applying for a four - eight week summer 2016 program in Latin America.
  • Two-week Global Prep programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Three to five awards will be given.
  • Scholarships cannot be combined with a Global Leaders Need-Based award.
  • A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
  • Scholarship application materials submitted after March 17, 2016, will not be considered.
  • Scholarship results will be announced in early April.

To be considered, start your application and email to let us know you’re interested in applying for the scholarship.

Sophia Laws My year was completely amazing, challenging and eye opening. I explored a new country and realized it was so much more than beautiful scenery and picture perfect beaches. Costa Rica is now a part of me that I know I will never lose.- Sophia, WA