Program Description

American high school students on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES Abroad) program will spend one academic semester or year in countries that may include Bosnia & Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mali (semester), Morocco, Oman, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia and Turkey.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program you must be an American high school student.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply to the YES Abroad program, please visit the YES Abroad information page.

Program Contact Information

For more information about this program and all other education  programs offered by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Exchange Programs website.

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