Travel Opportunities for Washington State Students (Updated 2/15/2017)

 Program Application Deadline Cost Countries Visited  Length
AFS Semester Abroad: Spring 2017September 19
 Varies Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, France, Ghana, Italy, New Zealand, Panama,  or Spain. Spring semester abroad
One World Now Global Leadership Program (Seattle) October 7
Sliding scale Morocco, Jordan, or China Varies
China Exchange Program (Chief Sealth Intl. High School)October 24Scholarships available China2 weeks (in spring 2018)
Global Visionaries
October 24
Sliding scale Guatemala  2 weeks
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) October 27

Fully fundedChina, Estonia, India, Jordan, Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Morocco, Oman, Russia, Taiwan, Tajikistan, or Turkey. Summer
AMIGOS Summer ProgramOctober 28
$5,850 (can vary by site)Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, or Paraguay.Summer
Transformative Travel: Nicaragua Family TripDecember 15
$1,800 per personNicaraguaJune 2017
EF Global Citizen ScholarshipNovember 7

Fully fundedItalyJuly 2017
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 13
Fully fundedBrazilApril/May 2017 (3 weeks)
Youth Ambassadors Program: Argentina and ChileJanuary 13
Fully fundedArgentina and ChileApril/May 2017 (3 weeks)
AFS Project ChangeJanuary 17
Fully fundedColombia, France, Ghana, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Spain, or Turkey.2 weeks
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad  Program (YES Abroad) December 1

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) ProgramJanuary 15
Fully funded  Germany10 months
One World Now! Summer Study Not happening in 2017$2300-$2600China, Morocco, or Russia2 weeks of language study in Seattle and 2 weeks abroad
ExCEL Program in Lithuania February 1
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 2017-18March 10, 2017
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 15, 2017
 Fully Funded    Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, South AfricaYear abroad 
AFS Summer Abroad 2017    April 5, 2017
Chile: March 10

$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 1, 2017
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