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Welcome to ASSIST Lithuania
ASSIST Lithuania was established to help young Lithuanian students currently in the 10th grade who would like to spend one year as exchange students in the United States as 11th graders.
Our work in the Baltics began in Lithuania in the 1992/93 academic year. Our first Lithuanian scholars distinguished themselves in their American independent schools, and ultimately 124 Lithuanian students have studied in the States under our auspices. It is through the generosity of the Kazickas Family Foundation that this competition is made possible.
New Financial Support for Lithuanian Scholars
American schools are generous in offering scholarships to ASSIST students. Throughout our time in Lithuania, ASSIST has identified sponsors to help students and their families pay for the cost of participating in the program. In addition to the Kazickas Family, Lithuanian alumni and American donors support deserving Scholars. Now the U.S. Embassy is also stepping forward to help fund students who would otherwise not be able to accept their scholarships.
Please read the "Family Financial Declaration" for more news about this generous offer.
Application Process for 2017/18 Scholarships
1. Important documents to read:
Read the Student Brochure for a thorough, detailed review of the program.
Read the Application Overview document for a full set of instructions regarding submitting a compelling and complete application to the competition committee.
Read the Applying in Lithuania document, which supplements the general instructions presented in the Application Overview and directly addresses a family's financial obligation.
Read the Davis Scholarship Program Information document for an overview of this scholarship opportunity.
2. Online Application
Read the Web-based Application Checklist for information on items you will need to complete the web-based application.
3. Application Fee Payment
A fee of 16€ is paid to The Kazickas Family Foundation at the time of application.
Please refer to the "Applying in Lithuania" document for wiring instructions.
4. Documents to download and complete:
5. Please complete all application materials and mail them to the address noted below.
Applications must be postmarked by Friday, December 9,, 2016. Those postmarked after this date will not be considered.
Mr. Zenonas Bedalis
The Kazickas Family Foundation
Sv. Jono Str. 13
011 23 Vilnius
Friday, December 9, 2016
Saturday, December 17, 2016
January 2017 - TBD
To receive more information about the ASSIST program or if you have any questions about any aspect of the scholarship competition, please feel free to contact the ASSIST coordinator for Lithuania, Zenonas Bedalis.
Telephone: +370 523 12 629
Mobile: +370 698 25 632