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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. 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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YES Alumni Webinar: LinkedIn for YES Alumni Job Seekers

YES Alumni Webinar: LinkedIn for YES Alumni Job Seekers

Join the upcoming webinar on October 25 for profile and networking tips.
Building Schools in Nepal

Building Schools in Nepal

YES Alumnus Yassine El Jed '13 from Qatar travels halfway around the world to build a school!
A Homecoming Princess is Crowned

A Homecoming Princess is Crowned

Current YES student Sarah Abdeldayam from Jordan is crowned Homecoming Princess at Wallowa High School in Wallowa, OR!
Fun with boys and girls at the Boys and Girls Club of America

Fun with boys and girls at the Boys and Girls Club of America

Current YES student Bochra Bouguerra Zina from Tunisia shares her experince volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of America!