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

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: December 22, 2020

Contact Us

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

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