The 2015/16 Scholars at the ASSIST Orientation
ASSIST became active in Moldova to help young Moldovan students currently in the 10th grade who would like to spend one year as exchange students in the United States as 11th graders.
Our work in Moldova began in the 2000/01 academic year. Our first Moldovan scholars distinguished themselves in their American independent schools, and ultimately 66 Moldovan students have studied in the States under our auspices. It is through the leadership of our partner, the National High School Debate League (NHSDL), that this scholarship competition is made possible.
Financial Support for Moldovan Scholars
American schools are generous in offering scholarships to ASSIST students. Throughout our time in Moldova, ASSIST has identified sponsors to help students and their families pay for the cost of participating in the program. Many American donors have stepped forward to support deserving Scholars. Please follow the link below to the NHSDL website for more news about this generous opportunity.
Application & Selection
Application for an ASSIST scholarship is competitive, and each candidate is encour- aged to pursue other options in addition to applying to ASSIST.
Program Essentials Candidates for ASSIST scholarships apply on-line, and the competitions are managed by ASSIST country coordinators in their home countries. ASSIST primarily selects students entering the 11th grade. There are also opportuni- ties for students entering the 10th grade, 12th grade or postgraduate years. Students study in the States for ten months and then return to their home countries—ASSIST scholarships are not renewable.
The Application Please visit our web site for complete instructions regarding the application process. The elements of the application are:
- Application Form
- Academic Transcript
For more information, please contact our colleague at NHSDL, Ms. Iulia Moldovan, at email@example.com.
Why choose ASSIST?
ASSIST is the acknowledged leader in the independent secondary school exchange community.
- Identifying, placing and supporting 4,820 alumni representing 51 countries
over 46 years of service.
- All students study at outstanding independent (private) high schools in the U.S.
- Careful placement at a school that will feel like home and that fits your intellect,
personality and special talents.
- If selected, you will earn a merit scholarship valued up to US $59,170.
- Ongoing support from the ASSIST staff, 24/7, throughout the placement year.
- Membership in a growing international network of alumni who will ASSIST
one another in the years ahead.
For more information click "Further official information" below.