Whether you have a high school student, a child in preschool, are an empty-nester, or have no kids of your own, you can still apply to host an exchange student.
Can you host a foreign exchange student if you don’t have kids?
Even if you don’t have your own kids or your kids have grown up and moved out, you can still make a wonderful host family. In fact, our unique placement process ensures that your host student will fit in with your family and your lifestyle.
How old do you need to be to host an exchange student?
They must: be between 15-18.6 years old on arrival.
What are the requirements for an exchange student?
Accepted students must be younger than 18 years and 6 months of age by September 1st. FE students who have completed their secondary education in their home school/country are not eligible for participation. Accepted students will be placed in 11th grade or below, based on their transcript information.
Do EF host families get paid?
Remuneration? All of our host families receive monetary compensation for hosting an EF student. This sum is meant to support your family in the weekly costs of hosting a student.
How much does a host family get paid 2020?
But generally speaking, host families can expect to make anywhere from $30-$60/day, sometimes more, sometimes less. StudentRoomStay Concierge typically compensates our short-term families in this range. Long-term students stay with you for an entire academic semester or year (usually a year) – about 10 months.
How long do foreign exchange students stay?
An exchange student typically stays in the host country for a period of 6 to 12 months; however, exchange students may opt to stay for one semester at a time. International students or those on study abroad programs may stay in the host country for several years.
What does a host family do?
A host family is a very special group of people who are able to welcome a young person into their home and allow the student the chance to enrich their lives while also enriching their own lives.
Can you choose your foreign exchange student?
Can I select the student I want to bring into my home? Yes, our exchange coordinators and full-time staff will work with you to find a great student match. We have spent more than 40 years matching students to their American host families and high schools.
How much does it cost to host a foreign exchange student?
How much does it cost to host an exchange student? There is no charge. The only expenses for your family will be the costs of including another person in your regular activities, including three meals a day.
How do you get selected for student exchange program?
To get started with an exchange program, you will need to contact a student exchange agency and look for the programs they offer. The exchange agency helps you in the steps to apply for an exchange program at a school or university and finds a host family for you in your host country.