Youth Travel Scholarship News...
NOTE: Travel Preference is given to students and families active in the Newport News Sister Cities Program. Host Families are needed for the incoming March 2020 delegation from Neyagawa City - open your home to host this March and travel back to visit your host family in November!
Students Can Host & Travel with Sister Cities!
It is truly a foreign language teacher’s dream to witness a true representation of what cross cultural relationships between students can do to create global citizens.
Youth Exchange Opportunities for 2020
EXCHANGE TO JAPAN
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 3, 2020
A mixed-age delegation will travel out to Neyagawa City (Osaka) as part of the reciprocal exchange program with our oldest sister city!
CHINESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
October 2-8, 2019
Host a member of the Chengdu Textile College performance & make life-long connections. This 13-member delegation will be traveling here to perform at the Newport News Fall Festival, CNU and W&M.
JAPANESE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
MARCH 21-30, 2020
A mixed-age delegation will visit us in March as part of the reciprocal exchange program with our oldest sister city!
CHINESE COLLEGE STUDENTS
2 Nights Only - July 2020
Host a 2 night stay (Friday and Saturday) of 25 College Students from UESTC University attending a 2-week program at CNU. This is a great way to host for a short visit & make life-long connections
Ready for a University Exchange?
With the assistance of Sister Cities, Christopher Newport University (CNU) is working with exchange students from UESTC (The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China). You can learn more about UESTC below or at their website http://en.uestc.edu.cn/
Learning about another culture doesn't have to be boring. Here is a great example of just how fun learning can be!