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Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES)

YES Alumni Programs

This website will connect you to the online applications, forms, and reports for opportunities offered by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. Throughout the year, these may include:

  • YES Alumni Grants Application (open annually December to January)
  • YES Alumni Grants Report Form
  • YES Alumni Workshop Applications
  • YES Program Contests and Other Events

YES Alumni Grants Resource Library

Visit for grant proposal writing and budgeting resources.



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