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Are you seeking for a scholarship? Here is an opportunity for you. Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program is funded through the U.S. Department of State.
The study award is available for only for Tanzania students who want to be enrolled as a Form 2 student in a secondary school in the region currently being recruited at the time of application.
The YES program is administered in partnership with the U.S. Department of State by a consortium of non-profit organizations led by American Councils for International Education.
Application Deadline: Open
University or Organization: U.S. Department of State
Course Level: Undergraduate degree
Award: Education fund
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Varies
Nationality: Tanzania students
The award can be taken in the United States
Eligible Countries: Tanzania students can apply for this application
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any undergraduate degree offered by the university.
Admissible Criteria: Applicants must be meeting the following requirements:
Applicants must be between the ages of 15-17 by the start of program (August 1, 2020).
Students must be enrolled as a Form 2 student in a secondary school in the region currently being recruited at the time of application.
Short listed students must pass their Form 2 National Exams and hold either position one (1) or two (2) in their class. (The greatest emphasis on the pass mark is on English and Mathematics, which should be at least 60%).
Holders must present academic transcripts from Form 1 through the first term of Form 3 (all academic transcripts must have the Headmaster’s signature and the school stamp).
Applicants must have the equivalent of a B average or better without failing grades.
Students have to meet U.S. J-1 visa eligibility requirements (for instance, U.S. citizens are not eligible for J-1 visa).
Candidates must be a citizen of Tanzania.
How to Apply
How to Apply: There are multiple rounds to the YES application and selection process. All applicants are required to take an English proficiency exam, write a proctored essay, complete a YES program application, and participate in group and individual in-person interviews. All finalists are selected on the basis of merit.
Language Requirement: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good command of the English language for the opportunity
Benefits: The study program will provide a education fund for their students.
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