Our Mission

Expanding horizons for global citizenship through education and exchange.


Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.
— Malala Yousafzai, Education Activist

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • To increase participation in education abroad programs by traditionally underrepresented student groups.
  • To facilitate the acquisition of foreign language skills by more students.
  • To support institutions that offer full-immersion programs and that are actively promoting socially responsible study abroad programs.
  • To support students that do not have the financial means to study abroad.
  • To provide means for students to make positive contribution to host culture while studying abroad through community service activities
  • To inspire students to become civically engaged while study abroad, and in their home communities upon return.
  • To increase students’ level of intercultural competence
  • To support research and scholarship in the fields of linguistics, language acquisition, cultural exchange and intercultural competence

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Foundation for Intercultural Exchange offers scholarships to students who are committed to Service-Learning and desire to participate in study abroad programs that integrate community engagement into their academic curriculum, as part of a cultural full-immersion. Read more.