Once you have filled out an inquiry form
and have received the School Year Abroad catalog, we encourage you to apply online
Applicants may start their study abroad application process at any time during the fall or winter, although we request that teacher recommendations not be sent to us until midyear. The sooner part 1 of the application (online application form) and the fee are submitted, the earlier SYA will be able to assign each applicant an interviewer.
A complete application to School Year Abroad includes:
- Online application form and $50 application fee
Personal Essay - may be submitted through the online application
- A recent photo of applicant - may be uploaded to your online application or sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Advisor / counselor recommendation
Language teacher recommendation
English teacher recommendation
Math teacher recommendation
Current high school transcript
Interview with a School Year Abroad representative - you will be assigned an Interviewer when SYA has received your application and fee. You must submit your online application and $50 application fee in order to be assigned an interviewer.
Start the online application for our full-year high school study abroad programs in China, France, Italy or Spain: