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.

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Unwavering Leadership

In his long association with School Year Abroad, Stephen Foster ES’65 has touched almost every aspect of the organization. He helped pioneer SYA Spain as one of the…

Forward-looking Generosity

With a historic $3 million commitment, Carlos Alvarez FR’00P helps launch and advance The Campaign for SYA.

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The Power of Place

Dr. Aric Visser, head of schools and programs, provides an inside look at SYA’s curriculum redesign.

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Our Progress

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Your support will influence the world through SYA graduates.