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FLEX Student of the Month – December 2014

Liza, a Future Leaders Exchange student from Russia, has clocked an impressive 100 hours of community service during her three and a half months in her host community along with participating in many clubs and activities.

FLEX Student of the Month – November 2014

Georgian exchange student Geno plays in the Jazz Band, on the varsity soccer team, and volunteers in his Fort Worth, Texas host community, while teaching his classmates about his home country and culture.

FLEX Student of the Month – October 2014

In addition to joining six clubs since the start of the school year, Kamila has volunteered over 50 hours in her host community, calling helping people the "main goal" in her life.

Study Abroad in High School with the U.S. Department of State

Calling all U.S. High School Students! Did you know you can study abroad with a U.S. Department of State scholarship?

Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad, and very few of these students are in high school. Yet, studying abroad early builds global competencies such as language and cross-cultural skills, maturity, and clarity about one's post-secondary education and career. Learn how to help high school students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

Fulbright Foreign Student Alumna Introduces First Seeing-Eye Dog to Mongolia

As a student in Mongolia, Uyanga Erdenbold did not have the same opportunity to read books as her fellow students did until she reached college.

Discovering American Culture

Nodirjon Siddikov was expecting many things when he came to Rochester, New York, as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in 2009, but a vibrant food culture was not one of them.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

Fulbright Foreign Student Works on Oscar-Nominated Film

Ricardo Marmolejo shares how the Fulbright Foreign Student program helped him fill a gap in his education.

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