The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship is now available for students interested in studying abroad this summer to Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, or Paraguay. We are now accepting Vaya a América Latina scholarship applications for Summer 2017!
(Please note: The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship application deadline for programs departing in Spring 2017 has passed.)
- The full AFS application, including the scholarship essays, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 16, 2017.
- No previous language experience is required.
- Students must be applying for a four- to eight-week long summer program in Latin America.
- Two-week Global Prep programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
- Two to four awards will be given.
- The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship may not be combined with Global Leaders Need-Based scholarship, but you may apply for both.
- 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.
- Scholarship results will be announced in early April.
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.