The U.S. Department of State’s Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) program, provides competitive merit-based scholarships for U.S. secondary school students (age 15-18) to study for one academic year in select countries.
The U.S. Department of State also provides scholarships for secondary school students (age 15-17) from countries with significant Muslim populations to study for one academic year in the United States through theKennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program.
BE A KENNEDY-LUGAR YES STUDENT
Scholarships for secondary school students to study abroad in the United States of America!
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BE A KENNEDY-LUGAR YES ABROAD STUDENT
U.S. high school students study abroad in a YES country! The YES Abroad program is offering American high school students and recent graduates in the U.S. 50 full scholarships for up to one academic year to live and study abroad in countries with significant Muslim populations.
HOST A YES STUDENT
By sharing your home and heart with a YES scholarship student, you will make a difference. What begins as an exchange of kindness, customs, and culture within a family extends throughout a high school and community to touch thousands of lives.
KENNEDY-LUGAR YES ALUMNI
As a YES Aluma/us, one joins a network of like-minded individuals around the world. One global family! Click here to to learn more about the YES alumni network, including how to be involved, how to stay connected, opportunities, and to view the YES alumni calender.