The Vaya a América Latina Merit Scholarship application deadline for programs departing in spring 2017 has passed. Scholarship applications for programs departing in summer 2017 are now available.
- Deadline to apply for programs departing in summer 2017 is 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.
- A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
- The full AFS application, including the scholarship materials must be submitted by March 16, 2017.
- 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.