Built on 35 years of experience working in 40 countries and all 50 states.

The Student Diplomacy Corps (SDC) creates opportunities for underserved high school students from across the nation to access dynamic summer study away programs that build college readiness, deepen empathy and unleash the potential of youth.

The SDC Top 10 List

Student Centered and Scholarship Driven Achievements 2023

  • 187 Student Diplomats from 21 states and 8 countries participated this summer.
  • 53 high schools and youth mentoring organizations nominated students.
  • 280 individual, foundation and institutional donors invested in the Student Diplomacy Corps.
  • 100% of students received scholarship support.
  • 85% of tuition and travel costs covered by charitable support.
  • 246 college credits earned by 82 Student Diplomats.
  • 18 experiential & academic programs in 8 countries explored by Student Diplomats.
  • 9 college and university professors taught Student Diplomats.
  • 35 in-country experts worked with participants.
  • 85 college level seminars, lectures, workshops and master classes presented by international scholars.
  • $1.2 million in scholarships distributed to 187 Student Diplomats in 2023.