The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program

Questions? Email YES Abroad at yesabroad@afsusa.org or call (800) 237-4636 x2151. The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is offering American high school students and recent graduates full scholarships to study for one academic year in countries with significant Muslim populations. For the… Read More

NSLI for Youth – Scholarship to Study Language Abroad

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program was launched in 2006 to promote critical language learning among American youth. The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with American Councils for International Education, awards and administers merit-based scholarships to high school students for participation in summer and academic year immersion programs in locations where… Read More

Application Deadline: Filipino Advocates for Justice’s Soledad Fernandez Scholarship, Mar. 25

The $5000 Soledad Fernandez Scholarship is endowed by the Cora and Pablo Tellez family who were inspired by Soledad Fernandez’s “zest for life and love for her family” among other qualities. Soledad provided loving care for Cora and Pablo’s infant son for which the Tellez family is eternally grateful. Tita was 74 years old when… Read More

APPLY NOW: Hyphen Hacks LWHS Hackathon, Oct. 20-21

Hyphen-Hacks is a free 24-hour hackathon that will be held at Lick-Wilmerding High School on October 20-21, 2018 for high school students from around the Bay Area with diverse backgrounds and skill levels. We hope to create a space where all students are inspired to learn new skills while collaborating on new inventions. No prior experience is required to attend… Read More

A Better Chance Back to School Leadership Workshop, Sep. 15

A Better Chance with San Domenico Senior, Elizabeth Clark-Christie hosts “A Workshop on THRIVING VS. SURVIVING in Independent Schools” for Scholars in grades 9-12 What are the characteristics and mindset of a thriving student versus a student who is surviving? Get ready for a refreshing reminder of what it means to be back in school. This event… Read More