Application Deadline: December 5, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is offering American high school students and recent graduates full scholarships to study for one academic year in countries with significant Muslim populations.
Basic Eligibility Information
- U.S. citizen
- 15-18.5 years of age at start of 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, sexual orientations, and welcomes students with disabilities.