Deadline: November 15th, 2021

Fully Funded Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023

Application is now open for Fully Funded Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023, Through the U.S. Department of State’s Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programhigh school students from countries with significant Muslim populations live and study for an academic year in the United States.  YES students serve as “youth ambassadors” of their home country, promoting mutual understanding by forming lasting relationships with their host families and communities.

Participants live with a host family, attend an American high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values; they also help educate Americans about their home country and culture.

Applicants compete for YES scholarships through a rigorous, merit-based selection process.  While on program, participants live with American host families, attend high school, and engage in community service and civic education activities.  The YES program was established by Congress in October 2002 in response to the events of September 11, 2001.

The YES Abroad program was established in 2009 to provide a similar experience for U.S. students (15-18.5 years) to spend an academic year in select YES countries.

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The program currently accept students from the following countries:

Albania | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Cameroon | Egypt | Gaza | Ghana | India | Indonesia | Israel (Arab Communities) | Jordan | Kenya | Kosovo | Kuwait | Lebanon | Liberia | Libya | Malaysia | Mali | Morocco | Mozambique | Nigeria |  North Macedonia | Pakistan | Philippines | Saudi Arabia | Senegal | Sierra Leone | South Africa | Suriname | Tanzania | Thailand | Tunisia | Turkey | West Bank.

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The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023 Benefits

The YES scholarship covers costs related to:
• round-trip airfare from your home country to the United States;
• the cost of a Pre-Departure Orientation;
• placement with a U.S. host family for 10 to 11 months;
• a modest monthly stipend;
• health insurance; and
• the cost of program activities and materials.

For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Scholarship Program 2022/2023

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