Youth For Understanding USA

Youth For Understanding USA
6400 Goldboro Rd., Suite 100
Bethesda, MD 20817 USA
Phone: 1-800-833-6243 (1-800-TEENAGE)

YFU, an international educational nonprofit, offers more programs and scholarships for high school students to travel to Japan for year, semester and summer programs than any other study abroad organization! This year, YFU is offering more than 100 full and partial scholarships ( to help students' dreams of Japanese exchange become their reality.

Previous Japanese language study is not required with the exception of some scholarship programs. Information on programs to Japan can be found at A full listing of YFU scholarships is available at . Full and partial scholarships are available for high school students with birthdays between April 2, 1999 and April 1, 2001. The application deadline for most scholarships is December 1, 2015 and students are encouraged to apply early.

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