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Results are Tagged with "Bosnia and Herzegovina"

February American Abroad Student of the Month

Olivia Jenkins, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program (YES Abroad) participant, is the U.S. Department of State’s February 2019 American Abroad Student of the Month.

American Abroad Student of the Month - November 2017

Gregory Reimonn, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program (YES Abroad) participant is the November 2017 American Abroad Student of the Month.

American Abroad Student of the Month - March 2017

Known for his spirit of service, positive attitude, maturity and great sense of humor, Ben has been a joy to his host family and academic community in Sarajevo as a YES Abroad student and is a a true youth ambassador.

American Abroad Student of the Month - December 2016

Tana is an enthusiastic and curious student who cares deeply about serving her new community in Bosnia and Herzegovina and fostering mutual understanding between the United States and her host county through cultural exchange.

YES Abroad participant Alessandra Gest from Texas studied in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alessandra is the YES Abroad Student of the Month for February

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2016

Matt’s commitment to immersing himself into his host community and his love for Bosnia are highlighted in press and TV interviews. Matt is learning to play a traditional instrument (the tamburica), participates in religious and social events and workshops, volunteers at the local soup kitchen, kindergarten, high school association, and the U.S. Embassy’s American Corner, and is learning how to make traditional dishes.

YES Abroad Experience Fosters Alumna's Passion for Human Rights

Savannah Wooten's 10 months in Sarajevo sparked within her a deep interest in the power of policy and diplomacy to prevent, mitigate, and comprehensively respond to international conflict and mass atrocity crimes.

American Abroad Student of the Month - April 2015

Easton, Massachusetts native Daniel Herschlag hit the ground running when he landed in Bosnia and Herzegovina for his YES Abroad exchange program, learning the language quickly and getting involved with numerous clubs and volunteer organizations.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2015

Since arriving in her host city of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alessandra has shown a remarkable understanding of cultural differences and an impressive eagerness to immerse herself into the local community.

Fulbright-Hays Program

The Fulbright-Hays Program awards grants to individual U.S. K-14 pre-teachers, teachers and administrators, pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral faculty, as well as to U.S. institutions and organizations.

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