Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship for High School Students

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Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship for High School Students

The U.S. Division of State supports the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) with funds donated by the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag. The CBYX Scholarship is regulated in the states(Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin) by YFU USA. It is for propelled secondary school understudies who need to live with a host family and go to class for an academic year in Germany. No past German language experience is required. Understudies who have recently partaken in a semester or year exchange in another nation are not qualified for the German projects and grants.

Regarding qualification, the candidate must be a U.S. resident,  a current secondary school understudy at the hour of application, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. YFU candidates should dwell in one of the accompanying states: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin. Understudies should be 15 to 18 ½ on August 1 of the program flight year: born between February 1, 2004, and August 1, 2007, for the 2022-23 program. The Grant award covers Round-trip international travel, Round-trip domestic travel, Placement with a carefully selected host family, Regional orientation for student(s) and parent(s), Preparatory materials, support services in the host country, Medical insurance coverage, Supplementary language lessons upon arrival in your host community.

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Brief Description

Following are the brief details concerning the subsequent grant:

OrganizationU.S. Department of State 
Education LevelHigh school
SubjectsAll
AmountEducational fund
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsVaries
CityAlabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin
NationalityDomestic
CountryUSA
Contest DeadlineN/A
Application FeesNot required
RequirementsVaries

Who is Eligible?

Following is the qualification criteria for the concerning grant program:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a current high school student at the time of application, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • YFU applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin
  • Students must be 15 to 18 ½ on August 1 of the program departure year: born between February 1, 2004, and August 1, 2007, for the 2022-23 program.

How to Apply?

The qualified candidates who are intrigued to apply must fill out and submit the application form provided on the scholarship portal.

Benefits

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program covers the following expenses through the funds awarded to the selected beneficiaries:

  • Round-trip international travel
  • Round-trip domestic travel
  • Placement with a carefully selected host family
  • Regional orientation for student(s) and parent(s)
  • Preparatory materials
  • Support services in the host country
  • Medical insurance coverage
  • Supplementary language lessons upon arrival in your host community

Application Deadline

The application portal is open right now. If you are interested in applying for the subsequent program, please fill out the application and submit it before it gets late.

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