FUTURE LEADERS EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) is a cultural exchange program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State and administered in Ukraine by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS (American Councils) and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine. The program provides Ukrainian students with an opportunity to study in a US high school and live in an American host family for one academic year.
How to Participate?
The Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) is a US government-sponsored program for secondary school students from ten of the newly independent states (NIS) – Eurasia. The program provides scholarship funding for students to travel to the United States, attend a US high school for a full academic year, and live with a US host family.
The FLEX Program competition is free and open for anyone willing to take part. In order to participate in testing in 2016, participants have to meet the following criteria:
- Be a student of the 8th ,9th or 10th grade;
- Know English;
- Be a citizen of Ukraine;
- Meet the J-1 visa requirements.
- Not having stayed in the USA for three (3) months or more during the past five (5) years.
For the testing you will need:
- Birth certificate (original);
- photo 3×4 (taken in 2016);
- a pen.
Applicants are advised to test in the Testing Center nearest to their place of residence. If applicants miss the testing date in the nearest Testing Center, they may test in any remaining Testing Center. Any participant who tries to take tests in more than one Test Center will be disqualified!
This year the testing for the FLEX Program will take place in the following Testing Centers:
|Testing Center||Date of Competition||Time||Place of Competition|
|Berdyansk||24 September, 2016||9:00||
|Bila Tserkva||10 September, 2016||10:00||Bila Tserkva, vul. Yaroslava Mudroho 37, Akademiya Neperervnoyi Osvity|
|Cherkasy||22 October, 2016||9:00||Cherkasy, vul. Svyatotroyitska (Kirova) 68, Persha Miska Himnaziya|
|Chernihiv||17 September, 2016||9:00||SZOSH #1, Chernihiv, pr. Myru 40|
|Chernivtsi||15 October, 2016||9:00||Himnaziya #4, Chernivtsi, vul. Schepkina 2|
|Dnipro||24 September, 2016||9:00||Dnipro, vul. Mostova 3, SSH #9|
|Ivano-Frankivsk||15 October, 2016||9:00||
|Izmayil||12 November, 2016||10:00||Izmayil, vul. Ivana-Franka 8, ZOSH #99|
|Kharkiv||22 October, 2016
20 October, 2016
|9:00 (city students)
12:00 (region students)
9:00 (student with disabilities)
|Kharkiv, vul.Tobolska 26, SSH #99
Kharkiv, vul. Sumska 55, NVK im.Korolenka
|Kherson||8 October, 2016||9:00||Kherson, vul. Pestelya 4, Khersonska Himnaziya #6|
|Khmelnytskyy||15 October, 2016||9:00||Khmelnytskyy, vul. Prymakova 2, ZOSH #1|
|Kropyvnytskyy (Kirovohrad)||10 September, 2016||9:00||Kropyvnytskyy, vul. Volodarskoho 25, NVK “Kirovohradskyy Kolehium”|
|Kremenchuk||1 October, 2016||9:00||Kremenchuk, vul. Leytenanta Pokladova 8, ZOSH #10|
|Kryvyy Rih||24 September, 2016||9:00||Kryvyy Rih, vul. Nohina 22, SSH #71|
|Kyiv||10 September, 2016||10:00||SSH #61, vul. Melnykova 39, Kyiv|
|Kyiv Oblast||12 November, 2016||10:00||SSH #61, vul. Melnykova 39, Kyiv|
|Lutsk||17 September, 2016||9:00||
|9:00||SZOSH #69, Lviv, vul. Zaporizka 20a|
|Melitopol||24 September, 2016||9:00||ZOSH #15, Melitopol, vul. Hryzodubovoyi, 54|
|Mykolayiv||15 October, 2016||9:00||Mykolayiv, vul. Robocha 8, SZOSH #22|
|Odesa||12 November, 2016
14 November, 2016
|Odesa, vul. Haharina 3, SSH #35
Odesa, vul. Tereshkovoyi 25A, shkola-internat #93
|Poltava||1 October, 2016||9:00||ZOSH #29, Poltava, vul. Almazna 1|
|Rivne||17 September, 2016||9:00||ZOSH #15, Rivne, vul. Pushkina 17|
|Sumy||8 October, 2016||9:00||Sumy, vul. Kirova 76, SSH #2|
|Ternopil||17 September, 2016||9:00||ZOSH #5, Ternopil, vul. Kaminna 2|
|Uzhhorod||17 September, 2016||9:00||Linhvistychna Himnaziya im. T.Schevchenka, Naberezhna Nezalezhnosti 4, Uzhhorod|
|Vinnytsya||1 October, 2016||9:00||Vinnytsya, vul. Volodarskoho 4, Vinnytskyy technichnyy litsey|
|Zhytomyr||8 October, 2016||9:00||