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  • Dhaka: Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program

    The American Center at U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program, a high school exchange program which enables Bangladeshi high school students from grades eight through eleven to spend one academic year at an American high school. The application deadline is November 20. 

  • Helsinki: American Center Invites Applications for 2014 Grant

    The ARC's annual scholarship provides a grant of 1,000 Euros to support Master’s degree work on studies of the U.S. The application deadline is November 28. 

  • Beirut: U.S. Provides New Assistance to Schools and Hospitals

    The U.S. Agency for International Development has announced $3.5 million in new support for schools and universities in Lebanon.  Of this assistance, the Lebanese American University Medical Center–Rizk Hospital will receive $1.3 million, the American University of Beirut $1.7 million, and the American Community School $500,000. 

  • Caracas: New Visa Appointment and Payment Procedures Coming

    To provide better service to applicants, the embassy is implementing new visa appointment and fee payment procedures effective October 25. The system will eliminate the current appointment-scheduling fee, the need for a PIN, and the Call Center contact fee, and will include document delivery, thus reducing the overall cost of applying for a U.S. visa. 

  • Niamey: Ambassador Hosts YALI Fellows

    U.S. Ambassador to Niger Eunice Reddick hosted a reception at her residence in honor of the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows. 

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