How does knowing people from other countries & cultures make our lives better?
Share your thoughts on this topic in a 300-500 word essay.
Meet last year's winners and read their winning essays here.
Since 1991, International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) has been working to increase cross-cultural understanding and global peace through high school youth exchange. ICES provides both inbound and outbound exchange opportunities, as well as the Global Ambassador Program in which American students provide peer support to exchange students in their communities.
Seven scholarships will be awarded as follows: 1st Place: $3500; 2nd Place: $2500; Third Place (5): $1500 each. Awards are for education-related expenses for undergraduate study only. Awards are one-time only and not renewable.
Selection of Scholarship Recipients
Submissions will be reviewed by a committee and winners will be notified in May 2022.
Applicants agree to have their essay published by ICES, and their name and photo used in a local press release and for promotional purposes on the ICES website, social media accounts, newsletter, and other medium.
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