FY 2016 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program Overseas Components


The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announcements an open competition for a cooperative agreement to manage the FY2016 organizational components of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program. The YES program advances the U.S. foreign policy goals of engaging youth populations and building civil society by providing physical exchanges and building lasting ties between high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations and the people of the United States. The agreement will also fund exchanges for American youth that will immerse them in the cultures of several selected countries with significant Muslim populations while living and attending high schools abroad.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
No Explanation
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
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Phone Number: 1-800-518-4726

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E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $16,250,000.00


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