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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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Unforgettable Memories from IEW Continue >
Feb
09
YES Student and his ‘G-ma’ from Omaha Bridge Cultural Gap Continue >
Feb
09
Cultural Difference Day Continue >
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11
"Seeing Is Not Believing Anymore" Continue >
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11
Midterm Diversity Immersion Conference 2016 Continue >
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10
Students Speak at International Teen Chat Day Continue >

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Impacting over 8500 participants
Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2016!

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2016!

Applications will be open from February 9-March 9, 2016!
YES Alumni Webinar: Crowdfunding

YES Alumni Webinar: Crowdfunding

Learn how to use crowdfunding to fund your next alumni project- February 12 at 10am EST!
Midterm Diversity Immersion Conference 2016

Midterm Diversity Immersion Conference 2016

At conferences hosted by World Link, YES Students reflect on inspirational experiences.

"Seeing Is Not Believing Anymore"

Student from Pakistan helps his friend overcome Muslim stereotypes.
December 2015 YES Student of the Month: Sisilia Adysti

December 2015 YES Student of the Month: Sisilia Adysti

Congratulations for being selected YES Student of the Month, Sisilia!