Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do I need to pay for the program?
What are the costs? If you are selected as a finalist, Legacy International and the United States Department of State will cover all costs associated with your international travel, visa, and basic living costs in the United States.

Am I eligible to apply?
Please see eligibility requirements on page one of this flier. These are firm requirements and no exceptions will be made.

Where will I live?
In a combination of hotels and dormitories with double occupancy. Additionally, one weekend will be spent with an American host family.

Where will the program take place?
All participants will arrive and depart from Washington, D.C. The first week of the program will take place in the D.C. metro area for site seeing and site visits. The middle of the program will be at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. The program will conclude back in the D.C. area for job shadow and closing activities.

When will the program take place?
Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa Delegations: July 6 – August 1, 2020. More information can be found on our website: