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Be A Kennedy-Lugar YES Student

Scholarships for secondary school students to study abroad in the United States of America!
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Be A Kennedy-Lugar YES Abroad Student

U.S. high school students study abroad in a YES country! The YES Abroad program is offering American high school students and recent graduates in the U.S. 50 full scholarships for up to one academic year to live and study abroad in countries with significant Muslim populations.

Learn more about the YES Abroad program.

Host A YES Student

By sharing your home and heart with a YES scholarship student, you will make a difference. What begins as an exchange of kindness, customs, and culture within a family extends throughout a high school and community to touch thousands of lives.

Have our FAMILY host a YES student.
Have our SCHOOL host a YES student.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Alumni

As a YES Aluma/us, one joins a network of like-minded individuals around the world. One global family! Click here to to learn more about the YES alumni network, including how to be involved, how to stay connected, opportunities, and to view the YES alumni calender.

Are you a YES Alumna/us?