Americans Promoting Study Abroad

Philanthropic Activities

American’s Promoting Study Abroad (APSA) is a non-profit that connects global-minded American youth of all backgrounds to innovative educational experiences abroad. Through its scholarships, immersive international programs, and professional development platform APSA fosters a global generation of youth equipped with foreign language fluency, cross-cultural awareness and 21st century professional skills. Since 2008 APSA has provided 400 American high school students with scholarships and global education experiences abroad and aims to reach 1000 youth by 2020. In addition to financial support, Roche has served as Chairman of the organization and on the Board of Trustees since 2010.