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Youth Exchange and Study


American Councils is proud to announce: Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES)

Highschool student exchange program YES is a fully funded (FREE) opportunity for high school students in Bosnia and Herzegovina to spend an academic year in the United States, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  Students will live with a host family and attend an American high school beginning in the fall of 2016.

Eligibility Requirements

Students must be:

  • Currently enrolled in the first or second grade in the fall 2015; 
  • A citizen of BiH;
  • Proficient in the English language;
  • Born between January 1, 1999 and July 15, 2001.

Students take the first test on the day of registration.

Students should bring:

  • a recent 3 x 4 cm photograph;
  • birth certificate, passport or student ID;
  • a pen.

Check back in August for 2015 Testing Dates and Eligibility Requirements for the 2016-2017 Progam Year.

Contact the American Councils office in Sarajevo for additional information:

Vrbanja 6
71 000 Sarajevo
Bosna i Hercegovina
Phone/Fax:+387 33 838 262
E-mail: sarajevo@americancouncilssee.org
Website: American Councils Southeast Europe

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