World Education Program (WEP) Australia is awarding two $3000 scholarships towards semester and year-long student exchange programs to Argentina and China commencing in 2014 (Feb or July/Aug departure). The top 10 short-listed applicants for each scholarship will also receive a $500 discount (for China) or $750 discount (for Argentina) towards a semester or year program to Argentina commencing in 2014.
Applicants MUST currently be:
Experience teenage life on the other side of the world, learn another language and return with memories from a life in a faraway land. For our program to Argentina, you do not need to have studied Spanish! Students applying for a program to China need to have studied the language for at least two years prior to their intended arrival. Don't miss out on your opportunity to receive a $3000 discount off the program fee!
Applicants for WEP Australia's scholarship awards must submit a short video clip highlighting their reasons for wanting to live in their chosen destination. Compare and share your ideas about life on the other side of the world, e.g. culture, customs, life, language, music or anything that interests you! Pick a topic, get your friends to help you and have fun making your WEP video!
WEP's 2014 Scholarship Video Theme
"I want to live in Argentina/China, because..."
To qualify for WEP's $3000 scholarship, you must submit your short video (minimum 1 minute in duration) as well as:
Scholarship applications will close 8 July 2013. The two winners will be announced 31 July 2013.
Feel free to call us to find out more: 1300 884 733 (for the cost of a local call).
* Offer not available in conjunction with any other offer
Georgia from Trinity Catholic College in Lismore showcased her take on the Italian culture and insight into her life as a wannabe Italian.
Amy from Princes Hill Secondary College in Melbourne dazzled us with her remarkable waffle making skills in her family's backyard.
|Scholarship Winner: Georgia "The Secret Life of a Wannabe Italian"|
For French-speaking Belgium - Congratulations to Dylan from Blackburn High (VIC). Having studied French for four years, he is now very interested in experiencing the Belgian culture first-hand. "I would like to plunge in to the life of a Belgian family and share my knowledge of Australia with them. I want to make good friends with my family and invite them to Australia later." Have the time of your life!
For French-speaking Belgium - Congratulations to Kahli from Sandringham Secondary College (VIC). Kahli enjoys French history as well as dance and art.
And for Italy - Congratulations to Steven from St. John’s Regional College (VIC). Steven competes in Italian poetry competitions and understands the value of knowing more than one language in today’s society
Congratulations to Georgia from Sydney Girls High School (NSW), who will live in Rixensart (French-speaking Belgium) for a year. Georgia understands the challenge she has set herself, but is ready to embrace the Belgian culture and find her place in Belgian society.
Congratulations to Amy from Bede Polding College (QLD), who will spend 2010 living and learning in Italy. Amy is looking forward to trying traditional Italian food, making Italian 'amici' and appreciating the famous Italian art.
Congratulations to Brittany from Matthew Flinders Girls College (VIC) and Eliza from Firbank Grammar School (VIC), who both spent 2009 in French-speaking Belgium.
Although hosting is not a requirement of your outbound program, it is rewarding to be able to provide the same hospitality and care to an international student as your international family will provide for you. Find out more!
Hosting scholarships are available for outbound exchange students. These scholarships are a $500 rebate on the costs of the outbound program fee when you host for a year. Contact WEP for further information. For further information regarding hosting contact us.