FLEX program recruitment starts in Kazakhstan

Recruitment for academic year 2013-2014 will be conducted in September – November 2012. It will be open to all Kazakhstani students who:

  • are presently studying in the 8th, 9th and 10th grades
  • are learning English
  • were born in the period between 01 January 1996 and through 15 July 1998
  • possess personal skills, qualities, attitude and motivation that enable them to succeed as exchange students
  • are eligible to receive a U.S. visa.

Kazakhstan FLEX Program Round 1 Date

Aktau September 12 9:00- school gymnasium #4

Kostanay September 12 9:00-school- gymnasium after Gorky

Pavlodar September 19 9:00- school #9

Uralsk September 19 9:00-school #7

Semey September 29 9:00- Nazarbayev Intellectual school

Astana September 29 09:00-school#66

North KZ (Akmola Region, Karaganda, Kokshetau, Petropavlovsk)

Test in Astana September 30 9:00-school#66

Aktobe October 6 9:00-school #2

Almaty October 7 9:00-school #35

Kyzylorda October 24 9:00-school#2

Taraz October 28 9:00-school #43

Taldykorgan October 29 9:00-Nazarbayev Intellectual school

FLEX Program brings Kazakhstani high school students to the United States to live with American host families, attend high school and experience community life for an academic year. The program is fully funded by the U.S. government and is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. Recruitment is through an open competition organized by American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS) in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. Successful applicants have adequate English language proficiency, a satisfactory academic record, and the personal skills, qualities, attitude, and motivation to enable them to succeed as exchange students.