Future Leaders Exchange


The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program provides scholarships for high school students (ages 15-17) from Eurasia to spend an academic year in the United States, living with a family and attending an American high school.

Program Length

U.S. Academic Year

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public applications are accepted.

To apply, you must be:

  • Aged 15-17; and
  • From one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Ukraine.

The application process for the FLEX program has several stages, and competition is intense. Only about one in fifty applicants are ultimately selected.

Visit the American Councils' website for eligibility criteria and additional program information.

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