Open your home to the world!

STS Foundation is a Department of State designated sponsor responsible for all aspects of the J1 Visa high school exchange program. We are proud to offer American families the opportunity to become citizen diplomats by welcoming an international high school student into their home. By living as a family member the student learns about the American way of life and host families also experience a new culture.

Now is the time to open that door to a brighter future with STS Foundation. Just listen to one host family share their experience!


STS Foundation in the News


April 29, 2019 — Former STS Foundation exchange student, Hjalte Frholdt, has been drafted to play American football for the New England Patriots! As an exchange student in Ohio in 2010, Hjalte played football for Warren G. Harding High School. After his #STSFExperience, Hjalte returned to the United States for college, playing the sport at Arkansas University. Yesterday, Hjalte got the call from the New England Patriots that he had been drafted in the fourth round. Congratulations Hjalte! We are so proud to have been a part of your journey and we could not be more excited for you!

The original article in Danish is here. The news was also picked up by CBS Boston.

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