for Interational Education
American Councils is a grantee grantee organization of the U.S.Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Affairs (ECA) and is accredited by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET).
Host a Student! (Click here for American Council Brochure).
Because the State Department is involved, qualifying as a host family requires completing an application, and the ability to provide the following:
The Host Family must be able to provide meals and snacks
A bed in a room not shared with the opposite gender
A place to study
Transportation to school
Commitment to allow the student to be involved in their family and school activities
Students cannot work, unless for volunteer hours for school, or small babysitting or yard maintenance in their neighborhood.
Students do receive a small stipend for personal items and school related activities.