Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023

The US department of Culture affairs and the education bureau launch Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, the aim of the program is to allow individuals and communicate to learn, grow, think, and share for a better society by availing innovative opportunities. Youth Exchange and study program is great chance for students of different communicates across the country to participate in United State for one year in Culture activates, learn skills, way of life and ethic while studying in top education institute in United State.

Through this program over some previous years almost 1274 students avail this opportunity and they have explored their knowledge. The program offered for all cities of Pakistan including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Once the students got selection and departure to united state then he/she will avail an opportunity to live with foster family of America which help the students to become a good future leader, improve their decision making and confidence growth.

The youth Exchange and Study program is a partnership with Society of International Education (SIE) which is a non-Government and nonprofit organization helping for the development and building of learning communicates based on the effective use of information and communication technology.

Eligibility Criteria for Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023

  • The applicant must be of Pakistani Nationality.
  • The applicant must be living in any city of Pakistan as well.
  • The Applicant’s age must be in the range of 15 to 17 years.
  • All those students enrolled in Matriculation (9th or 10th) class or O level are eligible to apply for this program.
  • Applicants should be 60% marks in previous 3 years in English subjects, and average marks percentage must be 60% in previous 3 years.
  • Those students who have traveled the United States before are not eligible for this program.
  • All the applicants should be able to communicate in English.

Advantage of YES Program 2022-2023

  • This program will cover all the tuition fees.
  • A stipend of $125 per month.
  • United States Visa fee will be paid by this program.
  • Lodging and boarding costs in United State.

How to apply for Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program 2022-2023

  • All the eligible students can apply online for this program (link is mentioned) and must have an agreement of parents that show the consent regarding sending in his/her child to the United State.
  • the official link of this program is
  • The student needs to upload all the required documents during the online application and write an accurate/correct email address and phone number.

Deadline for YES Program 2022-2023

The deadline for the YES program is 27th September 2021