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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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Eradication of Malaria as Focus for GYSD in Sierra Leone Continue >
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Share the Wealth of Creativity and Health Continue >
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GYSD Activities in Bangladesh Address Water-Related Issues Continue >
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Earth Day Picnic in Malaysia Combines Social Gathering and Social Awareness Continue >
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Mozambique Alumni and Local Youth Keep it Clean for Global Youth Service Day Continue >
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Building Connections through Community Service Continue >

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10th Anniversary

10th Anniversary

Thank you YES community for contributing to the Virtual Reunion. It has been a memorable year!
Technology as Lens to Present Socio-Economic Problems

Technology as Lens to Present Socio-Economic Problems

Alumni in Bangladesh organize student technology training.
GYSD Activities in Bangladesh Address Water-Related Issues

GYSD Activities in Bangladesh Address Water-Related Issues

Alumni in Bangladesh lead projects to engage youth in solving problems around water.
Mozambique Alumni and Local Youth Keep it Clean for Global Youth Service Day

Mozambique Alumni and Local Youth Keep it Clean for Global Youth Service Day

Alumni in Mozambique lead youth in school clean-up for GYSD
Share the Wealth of Creativity and Health

Share the Wealth of Creativity and Health

For GYSD, alumni in Suriname hold a creativity and health day for kids from a local orphanage.