Durham teen tapped for Congress-Bundestag scholarship to Germany NEW YORK, N.Y. – William Foster, a high school student from Durham, has been selected for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship, which funds an academic year of high school study and cultural immersion in Germany for a select group of American students. The program is funded jointly
Olivia L. shares her excitement for what she hopes to experience on-program. Nebraska…prairie, boring, prairie, at least that’s what everyone thinks. What they don’t know is that we have over two dozens lakes, a waterfall, a national monument, and, a staple of the Oregon trail days, chimney rock. While we have all these and more,
We are happy to announce Ouail Mehloul, a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) young professional participant, as the July 2019 CBYX German Participant of the Month. Ouail is placed by Cultural Vistas and has had the unique opportunity to create an impact on two separate host communities here in the U.S. He was first hosted in
We are happy to announce Ilayda Dogan, a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) high school participant as the June 2019 German Participant of the Month. Ilayda is placed by AFS-USA and hosted by Emily Gonzalez and Remi Depommier in Massachusetts. Ilayda has found a number of different ways to give back to her host community, and
CBYX 2018-19 participant Tess O. of Maryland, hosted in Noertershauen, writes about feeling at home in Germany. Time is flying faster than ever and suddenly there are less than three months left in Germany. Where did the time disappear to? It feels odd settling into routines when I’m fully aware that in a few months,
We are happy to announce Tilman Beyer, a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) high school participant placed by Youth for Understanding, as the May 2019 CBYX German Participant of the Month. Tilman is hosted by the Nelson family in Kalamazoo, MI and attends Comstock High School. He has become heavily involved with his school and community.
Each year, 350 German students spend time in the US as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program. For many, the program can be a life-changing experience. A group of 18 German students are sitting around a conference table in the German embassy in Washington, reflecting on their 10-month stay in the US as
We are happy to announce Lena Axt, a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) high school participant, as the April 2019 CBYX German Participant of the Month. Lena is placed by Youth For Understanding and hosted by Sandy Scaia in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Maintaining an impeccable GPA, and participating in activities, sports, and volunteerism, Lena is a