ALERT! System Shutting Down for Maintenance on Mon, 30 May 2022, at 9:30 PM (21:30) U.S. ET

AIS (this system) will be taken offline on Monday, 30 May 2022, at 9:30 PM (21:30) for necessary maintenance and improvements. Please logout of AIS before that time to ensure you do not lose any data.

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You will be able to log back into AIS after approximately three (3) hours at 12:30 AM (00:30) Tuesday, 31 May 2022.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.


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The deadline for submitting an application to NSLI-Y, FLEX Abroad, and YES Abroad 2022-23 has passed. If you submitted or started an application prior to the deadline, you can log in to view your application form.

About High School Study Abroad Programs

For information about these programs financed by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, please visit


Contact American Councils during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time at:

Telephone 800–380–6552 (toll free in the USA)

IMPORTANT! FOR UNITED STATES CITIZENS, ONLY: These programs are only open to high school students who are United States citizens interested in studying abroad in other countries.

If you are not a United States citizen and are interested in studying abroad in the United States, you can apply to the following programs:

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