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YES & YES Abroad

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, provides scholarships for secondary school students (age 15-17) from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend one academic year in the United States. Scholarships for the YES Abroad program are also available to U.S. citizens attending high school (age 15-18) to spend one academic year in select countries.

 

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18 Tanzanian Students to Participate in YES Program this Year Continue >
Aug
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A Welcome Home Event for New YES Alumni in the West Bank Continue >
Aug
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A Race for a Cause Continue >
Aug
22
Nigerian Alumni Visit Sokoto State Orphanage Continue >
Aug
21
Water School YES Grant Funded Project Serves Southwest Moroccan Community Continue >
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Europe Day Celebration, A First in United Arab Emirates Continue >

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A Welcome Home Event for New YES Alumni in the West Bank

A Welcome Home Event for New YES Alumni in the West Bank

A fresh batch of alumni in the West Bank are initated into the alumni network!
A Full Day of Activities for Youth during Ramadan

A Full Day of Activities for Youth during Ramadan

Games, sports and reading fun are all part of the festivities during Eid El Fitr in Jordan.
An Eid Celebration to Remember

An Eid Celebration to Remember

Disabled youth get a surprise visit from alumni during Eid.
Nigerian Alumni Visit Sokoto State Orphanage

Nigerian Alumni Visit Sokoto State Orphanage

Alumni engage with children and bring food donations during Ramadan.