In Yemen, up to 35 secondary school students between the ages of 15 and 18.5 are selected each year to participate in the program. Once selected, AMIDEAST works with students for nearly eight months to assure they are equipped with the necessary language, study, and life skills to participate in the ten-month exchange program. To date, nearly three hundred Yemeni students have participated in the YES Program since its inception in 2003.
Eligible Candidates Must:
This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by AMIDEAST.