Secondary/High School Students

The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides English language courses to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions.

See more at: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/english-access-microscholarship-program

Students from various countries study topics that include civic education, leadership development, and community service. Upon their return home, the students apply what they have learned to implement projects that serve needs in their communities.

See more at: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/youth-leadership-programs

Recruitment for the 2017 YLP will begin in late 2016.

The YES program allows high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up to one U.S. academic year studying at an American High School. Approximately 900 students travel to the United States each year.

See more at: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-study-yes

Recruitment for the 2017 YES Program will begin in late 2016.