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High School Study Abroad Programs for 2022-23

To complete an application for NSLI-Y, YES Abroad, or FLEX Abroad, create an AIS account or log in if you have already registered. More information about each program may be found below.

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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