American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the call for 2020 – 2021 FLEX Exchange Program.
FLEX is a US Government sponsored program which offers the opportunity to spend one academic year in the US studying in an American high school living with an American host family.
Recipients of FLEX scholarships are selected by an independent panel of experienced educators in the United States of the basis of merit demonstrated in application materials.
The competition is open to all interested students who meet the following criteria:

  • Are 9-th, 10-th and 11-th* graders born between 1 January 200315 July 2005 *
  • Are citizens of Moldova;
  • Have previously studied English.

* Students with disabilities who are currently studying in the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade and were born between 15 March 2002 and 15 July 2005 are encouraged to participate in the competition.

Eligible applicants should pre-register at http://americancouncils.md/flex_reg.

To participate in the first round of the competition all eligible candidates have to come to a test centre with the following items:

  • Original birth certificate, international passport or national ID;
  • One 4×5 recent photograph;
  • A black pencil or a pen.

Testing will take place in the following locations.


Date Testing center Address


Soroca 16 September Lyceum  C. Stere 26 D. Cantemir str. 10:00 AM
Drochia 17 September Lyceum M. Eminescu 36 Independentei str. 10:00 AM
Edineți 18 September Lyceum D. Cantemir, 77 Independenței  str. 10:00 AM
Bălti 19 September Lyceum G. Coșbuc, 3 Larisa  str. 10:00 AM
Chișinău 21 September Lyceum S. Haret 53 M. Cebotari  str. 10:00 AM
Căușeni 24 September Lyceum A. Mateevici 1 A. Mateevici str. 10:00 AM
Hâncești 25 September Lyceum M. Sadoveanu, 26 Mihail Sadoveanu  str. 10:00 AM
Ungheni 26 September Lyceum V. Alecsandri, 13 Naționala  str. 10:00 AM
Anenii Noi 27 September Lyceum A. Straistă, 4 Piața 31 August square 10:00 AM
Comrat 30 September Lyceum G. Gaidarji 198 Lenin str. 10:00 AM
Cahul 1 October Lyceum D. Cantemir 33 I.L Caragiale  str. 10:00 AM
Chișinău, Students with disabilities * 2 October Oficiul Consiliilor Americane 81 Kogălniceanu. str. 10:00 AM
Tiraspol 7 October American Center –Tiraspol 107, 25 October  str. 10:00 AM

 Contact information:
American Councils for International Education ACTR/ACCELS,
81 Kogălniceanu str.  Chişinău, Moldova MD2009,
Phone: 022 24 16 64, 076007613
email: flexassistant@americancouncils.md