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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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Educating Others on Human Rights Continue >
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Welcome YES Malaysia 2015! Continue >
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An Elderly Home Visit to Remember Continue >
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Communal Book Drive Continue >
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YES Community Learning Center: Basic Literacy to Vocational Skills Continue >
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A Pakistani in America Serving Norwegian Dinner! Continue >

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YES Community Learning Center: Basic Literacy to Vocational Skills

YES Community Learning Center: Basic Literacy to Vocational Skills

Maria promotes vocational training to provide Pakistani women with job skills.
Communal Book Drive

Communal Book Drive

With YES Alumni grant funding, Roseline set up a library at a local orphanage in Nigeria.
A Pakistani in America Serving Norwegian Dinner!

A Pakistani in America Serving Norwegian Dinner!

Muhammad from Pakistan learns about diversity through volunteer work.
Welcome YES Malaysia 2015!

Welcome YES Malaysia 2015!

Malaysian YES students arrive in the USA for their semester-long exchange.