Announcing Diversity Scholarship for a High School Exchange Year in the U.S.
To celebrate the value of a diverse society, the U.S. Embassy is teaming with international exchange organization YFU, to offer the “Celebrating Diversity” scholarship, an award covering a portion of the costs of a study abroad year in the U.S. for Swiss students. Swiss High School (Gymnasium) students, or those in an apprenticeship, from minority communities or who are engaged in community organizations promoting diversity are encouraged to apply.
The U.S. is a nation born of diversity: It was created by immigrants from all over the world and today, the influence of their diverse cultures can still be felt in nearly every aspect of life: in the American cuisine, the language, work and, of course, also schools. In 2015, more than 1 million students from every corner of the planet studied in the U.S.