Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program

General Time Line for K-L YES 2013 – 2014



Deadline/Expected Dates

Pre Selection Activities September 2012

Submitting the ‘School Interest Form’ and ‘Preliminary Applications’ submission to iEARN Office attached with required documents by schools and students


21 September, 2012

Selection Process October-December, 2012

List of the short listed applicants for SLEP Test


Commencement of the SLEP (Secondary Level English Proficiency) Test

October 2012

(Specific dates would be announced later for different cities)

Selection interviews

November - December 2012

Final Selections December 2012 – March 2013

Submission of Final K-L YES Applications, passports and other documents by short listed candidates for final evaluation.

December 2012 - January 2013

Announcement of the students finally selected for the K-L YES program 2013 – 2014 and signing the Scholarship Acceptance Forms.

February, 2013


Completing the paperwork for U.S. Visa

February -  March 2013

Preparations and Orientations March – July, 2013

 Final submission of papers for US Visa processing and visa interviews

March- April ,  2013

First Orientation Event for Parents and Students

February, 2013

Pre Departure Orientation Activities

February – July, 2013

Depart for the USA

Departure to the USA

August, 2013


Say YES to YES!!!

Students with physical disabilities are specially encouraged to apply.






Parents, students and schools are invited  to write to YES Program Director for all questions and queries at