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Application Information

Student and host mom“Through the friendship family program,
I found my host mom in this
foreign land.”

What you need to apply:

First and foremost – be willing to share your life with another, which means

  • opening your home and heart to a stranger.
  • having a compassionate and open-minded attitude.
  • be willing to grow in your understanding of the world.
  • having a delightful time with a talented, motivated and engaging young person!

Second, you need to fill out an application and have an interview with an International Programs Office staff member. This ensures a good match with your student.

Friendship Family application

Application for visiting student seeking a Friendship Family

For more information please contact: The International Programs Office Linfield College; 503-883-2222 or Program Coordinator, Shannon Dun,