FLEX exams set to kick off
FLEX is a cultural exchange program that provides the opportunity to study in a U.S. high school for the schoolchildren who win the contest. The FLEX educational scholarship program is completely funded by the U.S. government.

The program is carried out by American Councils.

Applicants take exams and are selected through an open competition based on merit and consisting of three stages. There is no need to register before the exams. There is an unlimited number of applicants.

To apply for the 2017-2018 study year, citizens of the Republic of Armenia must:

  • study in the 9th-12th grades or the 1st-3rd years of colleges (students in the 12th grade or third-year of college who are required to complete military service are ineligible),
  • students with disabilities must study in the 8th-12th grades,
  • have an academic standing of “good” or “better” and knowledge of English,
  • meet the U.S. visa eligibility requirements,
  • be born between 15 February 1999 and 15 July 2002,
  • have not spent more than 3 months in the U.S. in the last 5 years and meet U.S. visa eligibility requirements.

The exams are conducted in the following regions of Armenia:

15 September, 11:00, high school of Talin, 13 Gorky Street, Talin

15 September, 15:00, School #2 of Aragatsavan, Aragatsavan

16 September, 11:00, high school of Gavar, 11 Tumanyan Street, Gavar

16 September, 15:00, School #13, central district, Hrazdan

19 September 11:00, Secondary School #2 of Hatsik, Armavir region

20 September, 11:00, Galik School, 1 Nalbandyan Street, Ijevan

20 September, 15:00, Dilijan High School, 61 Myasnikyan Street, Dilijan

21 September, 11:00, Hovhannes Tumanyan State University of Vanadzor, 36 Tigran Mets Street, Vanadzor

22 September, 11:00, School #20, 1 Tetcher Street, Gyumri

23 September, 15:00, For Children with Disabilities, American Councils Office, 4/7 Amiryan Street, Yerevan

26 September, 11:00, Youth Center, 1 Momik Street, Yeghegnadzor

26 September, 15:00, Vayk High School, 93 Shahumyan Street, Vayk region

27 September, 11:00, Jermuk High School, Left Coast, Jermuk

28 September, 11:00, School #3, 8 Myasnikyan Street, Sisyan

28 September, 15:00, National Institute of Education, 32 Gusan Ashot Street, Goris

29 September, 11:00, School #1 of Kapan, 1 Lernagortsner Street, Kapan

30 September, 11:00, Agarak Secondary School, Agarak, Agarak region

2 October, Yerevan and nearby regions, 10:00-Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan in Yerevan, Faculty of Philology building, 13 Alex Manoogian Street

All applicants must bring:

  • birth certificate or passport (original)
  • 1 photo/size 3x4 photo
  • A pen

For details, please contact the office of American Councils at 4/7 Amiryan Street or call (+374 10) 54 40 15, 54 40 12 or 56 00 45.