YES Programs


Alumni Opportunities

The YES Alumni Program wishes to engage YES alumni in building a worldwide YES community to continue building bridges as citizens around the world. The events offered aim to further engage YES alumni in the global community as well as provide opportunities that cultivate their leadership skills. The below events opportunities are organized by both the YES Alumni Program and other international organizations.

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Borlaug Global Research Alliance

Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2019 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships. Fellows will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service o... read more

  Dec.10.18 - Dec.31.18
Eath Corps

EarthCorps International Corps Member 2019

The international Corps Member position with EarthCorps is a 6-month service learning experience for non-U.S. citizens, which takes place in Seattle, Washington, USA. Young environmental leaders fr... read more

  Dec.10.18 - Jan.07.19
Obama Foundation

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising young leaders around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take their work to the next level t... read more

  Dec.10.18 - Feb.03.19
Global Village

Iacocca Global Village for Future Leaders 2019

The Global Village is a unique cross-cultural experience that goes beyond any single study abroad or internship opportunity. Join peers from more than 35 countries and experience the power of extre... read more

  Dec.07.18 - Feb.15.19
Dalai Lama Fellowship

Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2019 for Emerging Leaders

The Dalai Lama Fellows (DLF) experience is an immersive, year-long commitment that mentors each Fellow through a leadership curriculum inspired by exemplary leaders like the Dalai Lama.  The... read more

  Dec.04.18 - Feb.03.19

Agripreneurship: A Path to the Future

This three-part course provides information on the various pathways available to young professionals to strengthen the agricultural economy and provide employment opportunities within their communi... read more

  Rolling Applications
World Learning

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in the U.S.

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) brings future leaders to the U.S. to experience the U.S. educational system, share their culture, and explore U.S. culture and values.  ... read more

  Nov.04.18 - Dec.31.18
Tech Women

TechWomen 2019 Program Cycle

TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State that brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Afric... read more

  Nov.20.18 - Jan.16.19
Next Generation Women Leaders Award

McKinsey & Company Next Generation Women Leaders Award 2019

McKinsey and Company invites female students of all backgrounds to apply for the scholarship designed to recognize talent and support women who would like to maximize their own potential. This is y... read more

  Nov.27.18 - Jan.14.19
Cross Culture Programme

The CrossCulture Programme 2019 in Germany

The CrossCulture Programme is designed for people between 23 and 45 who are committed to improving society through their work in relevant organisations. The participants come mainly from Muslim-maj... read more

  Nov.27.18 - Dec.21.18
Eth Summer Fellowship

Summer Research Fellowship in Switzerland 2019

The Computer Science Department at ETH offers a new and interesting program that allows undergraduate and graduate students to obtain research experience in our department during the summer months.... read more

  Nov.01.18 - Dec.31.18

MCW Young Leaders Access Program 2019 in USA

Applications are open for the 2019 Miracle Corners of the World (MCW) Young Leaders Access Program. MCW Global’s year-long flagship program is for participants (18 to 26), who are prepared to becom... read more

  Nov.20.18 - Jan.02.19
Global Goals Summit

Global Goals Summit 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Entering its first annual session, GLOBAL GOALS SUMMIT aims to create new urban agents and to teach the urban youth how to join the SDGs agenda in their respective countries. With the grand theme o... read more

  Nov.20.18 - Dec.24.18

MEPI Student Leaders Program 2019 in USA

The Student Leaders program offers outstanding undergraduates from across the MENA region an intensive leadership training course of approximately 5 weeks in the United States from June 26 – July 3... read more

  Oct.09.18 - Dec.31.18
Youth Champtions

Rise Up Youth Champions Initiative 2019

Alumni from Pakistan or India - check out this opportunity! Applications are open for the Rise Up Youth Champions Initiative 2019. Rise Up is launching the third cohort of the Youth Champions Initi... read more

  Nov.16.18 - Feb.28.19

Stanford - AMENDS

The American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue (AMENDS)'s mission is to create a platform for promising youth leaders whose work impacts the Middle East, North Africa and United States to share a... read more

  Nov.14.18 - Dec.15.18

African Graduate Fellowships at The American University of Cairo

The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at American University of Cairo. Each year... read more

  Oct.30.18 - Feb.01.19
African Youth Energy

The African Youth Energy Innovator 2019

The 2019 African Youth Energy Innovator Submissions Are Open!  Africa Energy Indaba is proud to present the third African Youth Energy Innovator Showcase in 2019. The contest is open to 18 t... read more

  Oct.30.18 - Jan.04.19

Womenpreneur Ambassador

Become a Womenpreneur Ambassador! Womenpreneur Initiative is calling for applications for their Ambassador program. Since its establishment in 2016, Womenpreneur has reached thousands of wom... read more

  Rolling Applications
Commonwealth Ph D Scholarships 2018

Commonwealth Master's Scholarship 2019

Commonwealth is accepting applications for Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2019 in UK. Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries, fo... read more

  Oct.23.18 - Dec.19.18

Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards 2019

Nominations for the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards are now open! The awards will celebrate outstanding innovators and innovations that are helping Co... read more

  Sep.25.18 - Dec.31.18

Women Deliver Conference 2019

Women Deliver is well-known for hosting global conferences that bring together people from across a multitude of sectors, issues, and cultures. Held every three years, Women Deliver conferences are... read more

  Sep.18.18 - Jan.31.19

MEST Africa Entrepreneurial Training Program 2019

Are you an ambitious, driven entrepreneurs looking to build the next generation of globally successful software companies? Consider the MEST Africa Entrepreneurial Training Program 2019. Apply to b... read more

  Sep.11.18 - Feb.08.19

The Diana Award 2019 for Young People

Nominations are open for the Diana Award 2018. The Diana Award recognizes young people for their social and humanitarian work in making an outstanding difference in their community cross the world.... read more

  Sep.11.18 - Mar.29.19

United Nations Industrial Development Organization Internship

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is now accepting applications for interns. This internship provides current university students with a great opportunity to tackle challen... read more

  Rolling Applications
Aym Correspondents For True Afrika Campaign 2017

Afrika Youth Movement - Global Advisory Committee

Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) is a global African community of more than 10,000 organizations, youth activists, scholars, citizens and survivors from more than 40 countries. AYM’s mission is to conne... read more

  Rolling Applications

Toptal Scholarships for Women

The Toptal Scholarship is committed to empowering the next generation of female CEOs, founders, and world leaders who want to change the world. They support determined and changemaking women with a... read more

  Rolling Applications

OGP IRM National Researchers

The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is seeking individuals to carry out research at the national level in a variety of countries to assess government ... read more

  Rolling Applications

CommonWealth100 Online Leadership Program

Commonwealth100 is a free, online leadership program from Common Purpose that equips the next generation with 21st century leadership skills. The program is held online every month, with the next t... read more

  Rolling Applications
Cultural Vistas

Cultural Vistas Train USA Program

The Cultural Vistas Train USA Program provides university students, recent graduates, and professionals from around the world the opportunity to enhance their skills and experience the United States t... read more

  Rolling Applications
Cultural Vistas

Cultural Vistas Internship Program in Germany

The Cultural Vistas Internship Program in Germany provides the opportunity for students to gain valuable international work skills, improve their German language ability, and experience German life an... read more

  Rolling Applications

SVSU YES Alumni Scholarship

The SVSU YES Alumni Scholarship is awarded to international undergraduate and graduate students in recognition of exemplary academic achievement and participation in the Youth Exchange and Study (YES)... read more

  Rolling Applications

Happy 15th Anniversary!

15th Anniversary YES Programs