Amicus is for students from ages 15 to 18 and includes a 10-month stay with an American host and attendance at a local public high school. Your U.S. exchange begins as the time the loal school starts, generally in August, and ends at the end of June with a trip to Washington, D.C., and a Young Life camp.
There are several steps involved in the application process, and you must first be in contact with a local national Amicus representative.
Applications will not be accepted without approval of your local National Amicus Rep.
Familiarize yourself with information on this website to determine if you qualify and if Amicus is the right program for you. If it is, contact your local country representative for any pertinent information and to learn about the entire application process.
Open the Application Instructions and keep them open while completing Step 3.
Please note, late applications will be accepted with this date and fee schedule: Applications submitted between November 16 and January 1st require 150 USD. Applications submitted between January 2 - February 1 will require 200 USD. Submissions after February 1 require 250 USD.
These forms are all found within the application instructions linked above in Step 2:
Amicus International Student Exchange is accredited by the CSIET (Council on Standards for International Educational Travel) and has the highest rating of “full” status as an exchange organization.
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