Category Archives: Studying Abroad

Former YES Scholar continues Volunteer Work

A BRIEF STORY OF MY EXCHANGE YEAR. It all started in 2010 when I was selected as a YES scholar. I travel to the United States to study for one academic year. As an Exchange Student, I was placed in … Continue reading

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Lisa – France Exchange Student – Summer Program Alumna – YFU Staff & Volunteer

25 Years Later – My YFU Story My YFU story is less about my exchange but rather what happened later. However, without my summer exchange to France my YFU story would not have been possible. Twenty-five years ago on June … Continue reading

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First Hand Gap Year Experience

“Most kids from my hometown either went straight to work or straight to college.” This may have been true for many students in Harrisville, Michigan, but Nikole Hampton wanted more after she graduated in 2008, so she decided to take … Continue reading

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YFU on the Radio-o-oh!

Check out the KXEL radio interview with Admissions Counselor Noelle about study abroad with Youth For Understanding! Listen to the interview here. Apply online for 2013 exchange opportunities today! http://www.yfuusa.org

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YFU Student Hosts iEarn Webinar

“To celebrate International Education Week, two students from opposite ends of youth exchanges collaborated to present their experience during the iEARN/Global Education Virtual Conference. On Thursday, November 15, 2012 an American and Moroccan youth shared their story of inbound and … Continue reading

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Mazda Foundation’s Generous Grant to Provide 6 YFU USA Scholarships to Japan

Youth For Understanding is proud to announce our 28th year of scholarship sponsorship by the Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc.  This year, the Mazda Foundation will sponsor scholarships for students to study in Japan for our 6 week summer program.  Please visit … Continue reading

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It’s not too late!

Welcome a global son or daughter home today!

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