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ASSE Canada

Service: International Student Exchange Programs

Alternate Name OCR
Former Name American Scandinavian Student Exchange
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Manitoba
Address & Map
Riverton, MB
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Physical Access Not Applicable - office not open to the public
Description and Services
Description (Service) International student exchange programs * high school students * program length varies from a few months to a year * host families and volunteers are always needed
Hours Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Canada
Boundaries 31 different countries across the world are currently participating
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 18.5 year(s) 
Exchange students must be between 15 and 18.5 years old upon departure * must be mature enough to adjust to the different values, lifestyle and attitudes of a foreign country * must be a student in good standing in the upper third of their class or have a B grade average (C for summer programs) * good health and have excellent character references
Application Call for information or get an application form from the website
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - vary by program and destination ; Deposit - a pre-application fee applies ; Fee assistance available for eligible students ; assistance is provided by scholarship - limited quantities available.
Service Categories Educational Exchange Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-855-886-8381
Other Details
Established 1976

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