Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and includes the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea – Sicily and Sardinia. Geographically, Italy is mostly mountainous, with narrow coastal plains. In general, Italy has a Med...
Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and includes the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea – Sicily and Sardinia. Geographically, Italy is mostly mountainous, with narrow coastal plains. In general, Italy has a Mediterranean climate. Find out what it is like to live as an Italian teenager while living with a host family and attending a local public high school. No previous Italian language ability is required, but you should be motivated to learn about the language and culture.
10, 5, or 3 month program starts in either January or September
Must be between the ages of 15 and 18
No prior Italian language required
School year starts in September
Arrival orientation in Milan
Placed with volunteer host family
Application Deadlines: 10/1 for January, 4/1 for September
Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA) is celebrating its 20th year of coordinating international high school student exchanges. As part of the celebration, CETUSA is announcing a Generation Study Abroad scholarship that will cover the full program fees for an academic year of study in Italy.
Deadline for entries for the 2016-2017 academic year is February 1, 2016.
This scholarship will cover the program fees for an academic year. The participant is still responsible for the insurance fees and personal spending money.
Below are the elements required for a scholarship application:
A fully completed application for the study abroad program in the country of interest. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request the application.
Completed essay questions. Each response should be no longer than 500 words.
1) Why do you want to study abroad?
2) Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
3) Who is the most influential person in your decision to study abroad?
One academic letter of recommendation.
One letter of personal recommendation.
Letter of parental support for student participation in the program.