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“ My hope is to remain involved with the IVLP program until I can no longer do so, as it has been an extraordinary gift in my life.”Katie International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) host from Illinois
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Watch the anniversary video.
“That was a really powerful experience for me. It meant a lot to be able to do something so simple that actually changes a person’s life. ”Claire Host Mother from New Jersey
Maxwell Meyers loves connecting with the people he meets in his host country Macedonia and sharing his American culture as well. Learn more about American Abroad Students of the Month
Learn how to prepare your family member so he or she can have a safe, rewarding experience in the U.S.
Make sure to start learning about your destination country before you begin your program. By planning ahead, you can prevent problems later.
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The U.S. Department of State offers many programs for American citizens wishing to go abroad for cultural, educational, or professional exchange. This website provides the information you need to get started.