Refer and earn!

Refer host families to EF and earn $200!*

Refer a local coordinator to EF and earn up to $500!* There is no limit on the number of families or coordinator you refer.

As someone already involved with EF, you actively promote opening the world through education. To deepen your engagement and further promote our mission, you can refer caring host families and coordinators to EF High School Exchange Year!

Enter the referral information here

An EF team member will reach out to them

The referral joins the program

Get your referral award

*Families and coordinators must be new to EF, meaning they have not previously hosted, been a coordinator, or been referred by someone else.

  • You'll receive the host family referral payment once the family completes the screening process and finalizes their student placement for the upcoming school year
  • You'll receive the exchange coordinator referral payment once the candidate completes the screening and onboarding process.

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