The research areas of this scholarship are: YES Abroad students serve as “youth ambassadors” of the United States, promoting mutual understanding by forming lasting relationships with their host families and communities.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· U.S. citizen
· 18.5 years of age at start of program (birthdate between March 5, 1997 and June 29, 2000)
· Enrolled in high school (including home school)
· For the following countries, prior French skills are required: Morocco
Benefits of the scholarship: The YES Abroad scholarship covers costs related to: room and board for the In-Person Selection Event (for semi-finalists); round-trip airfare, room and board for the Pre-Departure Orientation; round-trip airfare between the participant’s home region and community abroad; in-country support; cultural activities; school tuition (where applicable); room and board with a host family; secondary medical benefits; visa fees; and a modest stipend.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Full scholarships are awarded to study for one academic year.
Number of scholarships: The program offers 65 full scholarships to American students nationwide.