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Jointly funded and managed by the U.S. and German governments, the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program provides 350 scholarships for American high school students, high school graduates in vocational fields, and young professionals for an academic year home-stay program. 250 American high school scholarship recipients will serve as “youth ambassadors” from the United States while attending a German high school and participating in educational, cultural, and civic events, including receptions and meetings with U.S. and German government officials.

The CBYX high school program is administered regionally by four well-established international exchange organizations. Connect with your regional CBYX exchange organization by visiting our website. AFS-USA implements the CBYX program for Americans applying from the following states: CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT. For more information, contact the AFS-USA CBYX staff at 646-751-2161 or [email protected].

Details about eligibility, the application timeline and more information about the program can be found here.

CBYX is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

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