Become an Exchange Student

Exchange students enjoy experiences of a lifetime! Through exposure to different cultures, ideas and ways of living, you will develop unique ideas for projects to implement at home.


To nominate someone for the Exchange program, please make sure they meet the selection criteria below, and then complete the application form. Make sure you complete all fields in the form as this information is important to help us ensure girls selected for the program are able to participate fully.

Don't forget to provide an email address so that we can reply to you. We will be in touch as soon as possible.

Selection criteria

To be part of the exchange program you must:

  • be a girl between the ages of 15 and 18 years, at the time of the exchange

  • live in a low-income situation

  • be an active member of our partnering group in their home country

  • be attending school

  • show an interest in social issues within her community

  • show a desire to help change community issues

  • show emerging leadership abilities

  • be willing to attend weekly English language classes, once selected for the exchange

  • have legal permission from parents/guardians to participate in our exchange.

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