BP Global Citizens of Tomorrow Scholarship Program



BP Global Citizens of Tomorrow Scholarship Program offers 25 FULL scholarships to high school students from Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington and the state of Texas who want to study abroad for one year.

Eligible students must have strong academic records, a desire to study abroad, and demonstrate financial need. They must also have an interest in studying in Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, or South Africa. In exchange, 18 students from these countries will come to the U.S. and study in Chicago or Houston.

The purpose of the program is to help students develop intercultural skills and learn a second language. The experience will help them develop strong skills that will serve them well in a global economy.

The program is offered through BP, one of the world's largest energy companies, and American Field Service, or AFS. AFS is a non-profit organization that offers international exchange programs in more than 40 countries around the world. The scholarship program began in 2012.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER of each year, and the award amount VARIES.

For more details, visit www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/scholarships/bp-scholarship/



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