You don’t have to go far to find an AFSer making a difference at home or around the world. That’s because AFS helps young people become engaged global citizens—prepared and committed to bringing people together and helping make the world a better place.
Who is eligible for this programme?
All students aged between 15 and 17 are eligible to apply for this programme. If you are currently in Form 3, 4 or 5, we will consider your application if we receive the form before the closing date. You do not need to be the best academically as we are looking for people who are able to adapt, are open and willing to share their culture as well as learn a new one.
Eligibility for AFS programmes:
- Be a citizen of Malaysia–A full time Malaysian student.
- Be15-17yearsoldat thetimeofapplication.
- Flexible, tolerant, able to mix well with others, willing to learn and most importantly interested in learning new cultures.
Eligibility for YES (Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Program)
- Be a citizen of Malaysia.
- Be enrolled in Form 3 or other equivalent grade at the time of application. Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
- Applicant’s date of birth must be between January 19, 2006 and January 19, 2009.
- Have the equivalent of a B average or better.
- Demonstrated leadership, community involvement in extracurricular activities.
Eligibility for Yayasan Antarabudaya Scholarship:
– Citizen of Malaysia
– Age between 15-17 years old at the time of application
– Interested in learning new cultures, flexible and adaptable
– No failing grades for 3 consecutive years
– Priority will be given to students from B40 families (a family with a household income of RM 4800 and below)