By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 1 October 2014:
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program has started receiving entries . . .[restrict]from Libya and other countries in the region for its 2015 intake.
Sponsored by the US State Department and administered by the US non-profit AMIDEAST the programme allows secondary school students from across the region the opportunity to study for one academic year in America.
Students will have the chance to learn within the United States’ schooling system, live with an American family and immerse themselves in the culture.
The exchange, according to the YES Program will also give Libyan students the opportunity to explain day to day aspects of Libyan culture to their host families.
Applicants must be of Libyan origin and residing in Libya at the time of the application, be born between 1997 and 2000, and demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English.
The deadline for a applications is 1 December. More information about the programme can be found at AMIDEAST’s website: