Programs in India: High School (Students/Teachers)

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad program provides high school students the opportunity to study in India for lengths of 6-12 months while hosted by a local family. Candidates must be between 15-18 years old at the time of application.

Agencies Involved: US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Key Dates: Application deadline has passed. Check website for updates.


The Fulbright Hays Group Projects Abroad program provides support for high school students looking to pursue training, research and education in a foreign environment. Programs run 5 weeks to 12 months. Ideal student candidates are those who aspire to become teachers in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences.

Agencies Involved: The Fulbright Institute

Key Dates: Application deadline - June 24, 2014.