COUNTRIES: Global
DURATION: 09/01/2014 - 03/31/2022
FUNDER: U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
PARTNER: Amigos de las Americas, Georgetown University, State University of New York-Plattsburgh
CONTACTyouthambassadors@worldlearning.org

Program application deadlines vary by country.


** We continue to closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 on the Youth Ambassadors Programs and the travel industry. As such, we are currently reviewing the 2021 program portfolio to confirm which programs will be offered as in-person exchanges. Please note that due to safety considerations, virtual or hybrid programming may be offered as an alternate. We will post program updates as available.**

The Youth Ambassadors Program is seeking qualified applicants for the following programs for our 2021 cycle. Please click the “See Open Programs and Apply” button in the right corner to access the application platform.

Outbound (From the United States to the Caribbean and South America):
Please Note: You must be a citizen and resident of the program country you apply to.

United States (U.S.) Youth Ambassadors Summer 2021 (To Countries in the Caribbean & South America)

  • Application open date: November 11, 2020
  • Application close date has been EXTENDED to Monday, January 25th 2021 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time.

 

Inbound (From the the Caribbean and South America to the United States):
Please Note: You must be a citizen and resident of the program country you apply to.

Belize (conducted in English)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

El Salvador (conducted in English)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

Honduras (conducted in English)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

Nicaragua (conducted in English)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: EXTENDED to March 5, 2021

Costa Rica (conducted in Spanish)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

Dominican Republic (conducted in Spanish) 
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

Panama (conducted in Spanish) 
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: EXTENDED to March 19, 2021

Venezuela (conducted in Spanish)
Application open date: January 11, 2021
Application close date: EXTENDED to March 5, 2021

Guatemala (conducted in Spanish and Kaqchikel)
Application open date: TBD – No online application available
Application close date: TBD – No online application available

Haiti (conducted in French)
Application open date: January 15, 2021
Application close date: February 19, 2021

Ecuador (conducted in Spanish)
Application open date: February 9, 2021
Application close date: March 1, 2021

Colombia (conducted in Spanish)
Application open date: March 1, 2021
Application close date: March 29, 2021

Contact Us

Questions? Contact our Admissions Office at youthambassadors@worldlearning.org or at 1-877-591-9626 inside the U.S. or at 1-802-258-3485 outside the U.S.

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