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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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Teaching Citizenship Rights in Yemen – Elections 101 Continue >
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Bringing Safety and Sanitation to the Jalingo Motor Park Continue >
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Communal Book Drive Continue >

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Impacting over 7700 participants
Teaching Citizenship Rights in Yemen – Elections 101

Teaching Citizenship Rights in Yemen – Elections 101

Mohammed hopes that Yemeni youth learn citizen rights and responsibilities.
Bringing Safety and Sanitation to the Jalingo Motor Park

Bringing Safety and Sanitation to the Jalingo Motor Park

Munira engages a community towards safety and sanitation in a public motor park.
An Elightening Experience

An Elightening Experience

YES student Mueen Sharif from Bahrain has an elightening experience with his extended host family!
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.