We are all

Through School Year Abroad, thousands of families have watched their children become self-assured global citizens. Over 8,000 alumni now influence communities and professions in 77 nations and counting. Together, we know the value of looking at the world from an utterly different point of view. We are all ambassadors—for SYA itself and for the values we share of understanding, empathy and intellectual curiosity. Through The Campaign for SYA, we send more maverick thinkers and bridge builders into the world. There is no more important gift we can give to the future. Join the campaign today.

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What does SYA mean to you?

Our Aspirations

We are the champions of SYA.
And this is our call to action.

Story Central

“The world needs more listeners.”

Maya Angela Smith ES’99 finds freedom and fearlessness in language studies.

Faculty Champion

Natalia Bulgari ES’86 provides “rocket fund” commitment to support faculty.

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A View from Abroad

Through his work at the top social policy department in the world, China expert Timothy Hildebrandt CN’95 is preparing the next generation of problem-solvers.

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Our Progress

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Your support will influence the world through SYA graduates.