YES Abroad

Full, merit-based scholarship through the U.S. Department of State to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of countries with significant Muslim populations.

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the YES Abroad program offers full scholarships for American high school students to study for one academic year in select countries with significant Muslim populations. Countries include: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey. The U.S. Department of State reserves the right to amend the YES Abroad country list at any time.

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Berry Lauren YES Abroad opened my eyes and heart to the global community. By being a daughter, sister, and friend I was able to learn about and share culture. I now have two homes, two families, and countless friends from around the world. - Hannah, YES Abroad Malaysia Alumna