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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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A Unique Fundraising Project Continue >
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Macedonian Teen Explores American Culture through Family and Community Continue >
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Contributing to Dialogue at United Nations Annual Youth Assembly Continue >
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Youth Mentoring Sessions in Ghana for Global Youth Service Day Continue >
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YES Expands the Meaning of Family Continue >
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Joy Experienced through Giving Continue >

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10th Anniversary

10th Anniversary

Thank you YES community for contributing to the Virtual Reunion. It has been a memorable year!
Youth Mentoring Sessions in Ghana for Global Youth Service Day

Youth Mentoring Sessions in Ghana for Global Youth Service Day

Alumni share their YES experience, school and career advice with youth in Ghana.
Youth Empowerment Day in Gaza

Youth Empowerment Day in Gaza

Alumni in Gaza empower young students to be leaders in society!
A Mother's Day Celebration to Remember!

A Mother's Day Celebration to Remember!

West Bank alumni visit an elderly home in Nablus to celebrate Mother's Day.
Contributing to Dialogue at United Nations Annual Youth Assembly

Contributing to Dialogue at United Nations Annual Youth Assembly

Alumnus Bilal Khan from Pakistan speaks about entrepreneurial startups by women in developing countries.