Travel Opportunities for Washington State Students (Updated 10/22/2017)

 Program Application Deadline Cost Countries Visited  Length
One World Now Global Leadership Program (Seattle) CLOSED

Sliding scale Morocco, Russia, or China Varies
China Exchange Program (Chief Sealth Intl. High School)CLOSEDScholarships available China2 weeks (in spring 2018)
Global Visionaries
October Sliding scale Guatemala  2 weeks
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) November

Fully fundedChina, Estonia, India, Jordan, Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Morocco, Oman, Russia, Taiwan, Tajikistan, or Turkey. Summer
AMIGOS Summer ProgramDecember 10

$5,850 (can vary by site)Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, or Paraguay.Summer
EF Global Citizen ScholarshipNovember

Fully fundedGermanyJuly 2018
YMCA Global Teens ProgramNovember 11

$1995-$3500India, Japan, or NicaraguaSummer 2017
Japan: July 25-August 4
CIEE Global Navigator High School ProgramsEarly: December 1, Final: February 17

Sliding Scale (Scholarships available)Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain3-4 weeks in the summer
Youth Ambassadors Program: BrazilJanuary 26

Fully fundedBrazilJune (3 weeks)
Youth Ambassadors Program: Argentina and ChileJanuary 26

Fully fundedArgentina and ChileSummer (3 weeks)
AFS Project ChangeDecember 31Fully fundedColombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Kenya, New Zealand2 weeks
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad  Program (YES Abroad) December 5

Fully funded Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, Turkey and many more. Semester or year
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) ProgramDecember 12

Fully funded  Germany10 months
ExCEL Program in Lithuania February 

Fully Funded    LithuaniaYear abroad
Rustic PathwaysRollingVariesAustralia, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, India, Laos, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam.Summer
Youth for UnderstandingSee websiteVariesSee website (various countries)Summer, semester, or year
AFS Semester/Year Abroad 2018-19March 2018
VariesArgentina/Uruguay, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina,  Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, India, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, or Turkey.Year abroad
BP Global Citizens of Tomorrow        March 2018

 Fully Funded    Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, South AfricaYear abroad 
AFS Summer Abroad 2018    April 2018
Chile: March 

$7,150 to $9,050Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Panama, Paraguay, Spain, Thailand, Turkey4-8 weeks
AFS Global Prep    May 2018

VariesChina, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Kenya, Nepal, Panama, Poland, Russia, Spain, or Turkey.Summer: 2 weeks
Andeo International Homestays May Starts at $1,800 China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and Spain Summer
The Experiment in International Living April 14
October 14: early bird
February 15: financial aid
 Starts at $5,000         Long list of countries     Summer
Summer Search (Seattle) Teacher nominations in the fall.  Fully funded     Varies - domestic and international experiences Summer
United Planet
Short term from $1490
Long term from $5965
Various countries such as Bolivia, Germany, South Korea, Kenya, Peru, Sweden, and many more
1 week to 1 year