Student Foreign Exchange

Student Foreign Exchange Program

The goal of the Foundation is to financially support short-term cultural exchange programs to have students travel abroad to study and experience other cultures during the summer. The number of opportunities per year is based on the budget and the program will cover all costs for student – travel, per diem, etc.

Information about the opportunity for

The Student Foreign Exchange

The goal of the Foundation is to financially support short-term cultural exchange programs to have students travel abroad to study and experience other cultures during the summer. The number of opportunities per year is based on the budget and the program will cover all costs for student – travel, per diem, etc.

Program Details

To financially support short-term cultural exchange programs to have students travel abroad to study and experience other cultures
– Timeframe: Summer
– The number of opportunities per year is based on the budget
– The program will cover all costs for student – travel, per diem

Purpose/Goal of Program

To financially support a short-term cultural exchange opportunity for youth ages 14–18 between Bonner County and Boundary County, Idaho and Fukuyama, Japan. The goal of the program is for participants to experience other cultures in other parts of the world, with the goal of broadening their perspective on other cultures and the world as a whole.

Eligibility

• High School-aged student, 14–18 years old

Requirements criteria

• Students are expected to be on their best behavior, as they will be ambassadors of their family, home community and Quest.
• Must be from a Bonner County and Boundary County, Idaho and Fukuyama, Japan

Documentation needed

• Three (3) Letters of Recommendation from principal, teachers, counselors, coaches, parents
• Essay from applicant, explaining what they hope to ‘achieve’ if they are chosen

Partners for this program (in U.S.)

• LPOSD (and Alternative High School)
• FB Charter High School
• PTECH

Additional costs/expectations/requirements (prior to travel) for students

• Passport
• Student visa and guarantee form
• Health Insurance
• Immunization documentation
• Dental/medical examination
• Discretionary funds for student during stay

Encouraging our youth to experience cultures in other parts of the world, with the goal of broadening their perspective on other cultures and the world as a whole.