The Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is sponsored by the Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State and administered by AFS Ghana in collaboration with the US Embassy in Accra as well as the Secondary Section of the Ministry of Education. Visit (

Eligible Students should

  • Be Ghanaian and attending Senior High School in Ghana.
  • Possess a Ghanaian Passport or work on acquiring one now!!!
  • Be of good conduct.
  • Must be either in Senior High Form 1 or Form 2
  • Possess a good academic record and among the top 20 percentile in class.
  • Must not be 18 years old by the time of departure.
  • Be prepared to take up leadership roles in the near future.

NOTE: Girls, Muslims, and Physically Challenged are encouraged to apply.