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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. 

 

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10,000 Trees For Jordan

10,000 Trees For Jordan

Alumni in Jordan complete the 2nd phase of their "10,000 Trees For Jordan" campaign!
Exchange is like a Box of Chocolates

Exchange is like a Box of Chocolates

Eman from Pakistan shares lessons she has learned from the YES program at Ayusa's Annual Conference.

Meet a YES Alumna Changemaker!

Yanti from Indonesia brought together a team of students to implement an eco-friendly social entrepreneur project.
Trips, Friends, Learning - Civic Education Week '15

Trips, Friends, Learning - Civic Education Week '15

Anosh describes the many meaningful experiences she had during Civic Education Week.