Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad program

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Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad program

With the intention of providing a world-class education for deserving candidates, the Bureau Educational and Cultural Affairs is offering a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program across the US. The program is available for US students interested in studying abroad in other countries.

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) establish mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries around the globe.

Who May Eligible

To be eligible for this education award, an aspirant must follow the eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • 15-18.5 years of age at the start of the program
  • Enrolled in high school (including home school) at the time of application
  • For the following countries, prior French skills are required: Morocco, Senegal
  • The YES Abroad program seeks applicants of all racial, ethnic, religious, socio-economic backgrounds, and sexual orientations.

How to Apply

If you want to join this program, candidates have to complete the online application form for the academic year 2020-21.

Benefits: The grant will fund full study expense for students who wish to study abroad

Application Deadline: The submission deadline is December 3, 2019.

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