K-L YES 2015-16
Last date for submission of Preliminary Application is 10th September
Thank you for submitting the Preliminary Applications for the YES
program. No application will be accepted after 10th September 2014. The
application processing will be completed by mid November, only short
listed applicants will be informed via letter for the next steps.
K-L YES Program
Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides
scholarships to Pakistani high school students for one academic session
in United States. YES program scholarships, funded by the The
US Department of State-Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, give
secondary school students in many countries a new opportunity to study
at American high schools and live with American host families for one
academic year. The YES
scholarship program is implemented by a consortium of organizations lead
Students are enrolled in a full academic year of high school study in
the US, attending classes, labs and extracurricular programs with their
American classmates. YES students also participate in special
enrichment activities, including community service, youth leadership
training, a civics education program and other activities that develop a
well-rounded understanding of American culture through interaction with
diverse groups of Americans. Likewise, participating students act as
cultural ambassadors to their American host communities, becoming
invaluable resources for Americans, whose contact with YES students
provides them with an opportunity to learn about the rich and vibrant
cultures of studentsí home countries.
Since 2003, the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES)
Program has provided scholarships to more than 800 Pakistani
high school students.
Last date for submission
of Preliminary Application is
10 September, 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for K-L YES Program