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Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad

YES Abroad 2020-21 Application

Application Closed

The deadline for submitting an application to YES Abroad 2021-22 has passed.

If you submitted an application form before the deadline, log in here to access and submit the required Medical Evaluation and Academic Credit Agreement forms, which are due on Monday 25 Jan 2021 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time.

About the Program

The YES Abroad program is implemented by American Councils for International Education, AFS USA, and AMIDEAST. YES Abroad sends citizens of the United States who are currently enrolled in high school to study for an academic year in select YES countries.

For information about the YES Abroad program, please visit:

If you are a citizen of another country looking to travel to the U.S. on the YES program, please visit to find application instructions for your country.


If you have any questions please contact us by email at:


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