The Kennedy-Lugar YES program is no longer accepting new applications for the 2013/2014 school year.
For those who have applied but have not been contacted, please be patient and wait while we process the applications to contact you.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is a scholarship program for Tunisian high-school age students to spend one academic year in the United States. The YES program is a merit-based competition open to students who would not traditionally have access to American Secondary education and who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, and a desire to enhance relations between the United States and their home countries.
As a YES student, you will have the opportunity to:
Expenses covered by the YES Program
Kennedy-Lugar YES Program eligibility requirements:
THEN: You may be able to apply for our YES Program
The Kennedy Lugar YES Experience
"YES” student will be able to attend public schools and participate in various activities
The “Kennedy Lugar YES” program not only introduces the American culture to students from all over the Arab World but also allows them to be ambassadors of their own countries.
Should you be interested, please attend our Information Sessions:
Deadline: The complete application dossier must be submitted no later than December 17th, 2012
Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
How to apply?
Pre-selected students will sit for an English SLEP test and only students who get a score of 45 or more on the test will sit for the TOEFL Junior test (http://www.ets.org/toefl_junior).
Final selection will be based on the application, grades, essays, test and interviews conducted by a local review panel.
You can submit your application directly to AMIDEAST Centers (Sousse and Tunis) or through the Ministry of Education. For more information on how to apply and to know more about planned information sessions to be held in other regions of the country, please contact the YES program coordinator: Nada Belhassen at firstname.lastname@example.org
THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
For additional information about the Kennedy-Lugar YES Program, please contact:
Exchange Program Coordinator
AMIDEAST – Tunis
22 rue Al Amine Al Abassi
Cite Jardins – 1002 Tunis
Tel: 71.145.745 Fax: 71.145.701
For those living in Southern parts of Tunisia, you may contact:
Sousse Office Manager
AMIDEAST – Sousse
Avenue Yasser Arafat – 4054 Sahloul
Tel: 71.145.773 Fax: 73.368.978
For additional information about the required Tests, please contact:
Mrs. Nabila Lamouchi Massoussi