American International Learning Institute
International Scholarships for Teens
The U.S. State Department says that intercultural understanding for volunteer host families and international teens builds an appreciation of human rights, freedom, equality, and other important common values that increases “trust among nations and peoples and betters the chances of resolving differences and reaching agreements.”
What is AILI’s mission?
To improve global community relationships and intercultural
understanding by providing educational language and travel
opportunities for deserving students ages 15-
Who is AILI?
AILI is the 501©3 non-
AILI cooperates with like-
providers to give scholarships to deserving teens to
benefit from homestay experiences in other
country\ies. Scholarship recipients receive a homestay, flight and travel insurance to China, France, Spain
and the USA. In the future we hope to offer more
scholarships to more countries. Our scholarship
program is made possible by volunteer host families
and cooperating partners that donate both their time
and money to our participants. We are committed to promote international friendship, second language
learning and improved intercultural understanding via
this special educational travel and study opportunity.
“The point of this exchange wasn’t just to see castles and museums but instead to explore how girls my age are exactly like me and my friends, even if they live 5 thousand miles away.”
“New cultures are so amazing and I have gained so much respect for other people’s opinions and beliefs. All the different ideas that people have are so interesting and I'm blessed to have learned all about new people and what they are all about. Thank you so much for this opportunity!’
What does AILI do?
AILI provides scholarships for young people to experience I international travel and homestays that foster an appreciation
and understanding of other cultures and languages.