Education, Youth & Excellence

For over 75 years, AVAA has promoted the advancement of Venezuelan society by fostering friendship among Venezuela, United States and Canada, through educational and scholarship programs with the mission to develop socially responsible citizens.

About Us

The Venezuelan American Friendship Association (AVAA) was founded in 1942 with the goal of promoting the training of young Venezuelan college students through an integral educational approach.

AVAA Excellency Program

Our signature scholarship program, supports the education of young Venezuelan students with demonstrated financial needs through an integral training approach during their 5-year undergraduate university degree programs.

Support Us

Through your support you can help outstanding Venezuelan students complete their university education, English language training, and instill socially responsible values.