Exchange Opportunities to the U.S.

The U.S. Mission to Egypt regularly conducts academic, educational, citizen, arts, and professional exchange programs. Partners such as the Fulbright Commission, AMIDEAST, Institute of International Education and the American Research Center in Egypt also offer exchanges.

Current Exchange Opportunities (U.S. Government-funded)

Kennedy Lugar-Youth Exchange and Study (KL-YES) Program

  • Target audience:  High school students (aged 15 to 17 years old); must be enrolled in grade 9, 10, or 11 in the school year 2022/2023 and must be born between 15/1/2006 and 15/8/2008
  • Application
  • Program Eligibility & FAQ
  • For inquiries
  • Application deadline: September 15, 2022

OneBeat program

  • Target Audience: Musicians (ages 19-35) who can collaboratively write, produce ,perform original music, and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.
  • Program Overview
  • Application Link
  • Email for Inquires
  • Application deadline:  September 2, 2022 at 5PM EST.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSI-Scholars) Program

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators (SUSI-Educators) Program

SUSI Student Leaders Program

  •  Target audience: Highly motivated participants ages 18-25 who have at least one year left of their undergraduate studies from colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education, who demonstrate leadership through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.
  • Program Announcement and Overview
  • Application 
  • Email for inquiries
  • Application Deadline: December 18, 2022