Host a Foreign Student in Mississippi
“I’ve hosted before and now that my youngest is a senior in high school we want to host again.” Bernie W. – FL
Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Mississippi!
Charity is not always about money, sometimes it is about creating an opportunity. Hosting exchange students creates opportunities.
Mississippi families hosted 266 of the 106,712 high school exchange students in 2014!
Mississippi host family homes are welcomed to become part of the exciting world of student exchange. Exchange students will be arriving in August from countries such as Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador and others.
Our international agents scour the globe in 75 countries to bring the smartest students here to study abroad.
Mississippi Students –
- Come with their own spending money for use at the National Parks, Elvis Presley Museum, etc. Or any incidentals they may want or need.
- Are totally insured medically through the program.
- Have an English skill rate at least 70% or higher.
- Are high school students between the ages of 15-18.
- Get a complete medical evaluation prior to leaving their country.
- Maintain better than average grades in their home country high school.
Local reps recruit the finest families for our students.
Mississippi Host Families –
- Come in all varieties, styles and types.
- Are interested in world affairs.
- Are open-minded, attentive and loving.
- Are proud to share their local culture with other peoples.
- Want to learn more about other cultures and languages.
- Hope to help promote peace through cultural exchange.
Any mature Mississippi resident can apply to be a host family. A host family can be a single person, single parents, grandparents. Whether you live in a house, town home, condo or apartment you can host a foreign exchange student.
Host families are encouraged to include their exchange students in family activities, outings, and events. For great deals on interesting experiences for the whole family, visit Groupon Mississippi.
Over 100,000 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens stay with Mississippi area hosts. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Mississippi family.