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Amazing study abroad opportunity - Summer 2019

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A huge thank-you to Washburn High School families who have hosted an AFS student over the last several years! Because of your willingness to open your doors to many AFS students, AFS has chosen Washburn as one of only 20 high schools in the nation who will receive a full scholarship* to be awarded to one student for AFS’ 2-3 week Global Prep Program next summer. There are several destinations to choose from as outlined in the application. Those destinations can be previewed at https://www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/programs/global-prep.
Applications can be picked up in the counseling office and must be returned by January 17th.  The only qualification to be considered for the scholarship is that you must be a current 9th-11th Washburn student.

In addition, AFS currently has a separate nation-wide full scholarship contest to allow students to go abroad and learn how to make change for human rights and sustainability. The on-line application for that is at:  https://www.afsusa.org/project-change. The contest application for this is only open until November 25th.

*Scholarship is worth $5000 and covers all costs including international travel to and from departure city, room, board, etc. Cost to get to coastal departure city and fess for passport/visa are not included. A few programs are more than $5000 and winner would have to cover costs above and beyond this amount.