The Congress–Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) for high school students offers German and American students a scholarship for an academic year abroad. Participating students develop critical intercultural skills while learning what it's like to live and attend school in Germany.
Program LengthU.S. academic year
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
All applicants must:
- Be U.S. citizens, national or permanent residents;
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale;
- Be between the ages of 15 and 18 years and 6 months by the start of the program;
- Prior German language skills are not required.
For more information about the program visit USAGermanyScholarship.org.
Contact information for the NGO supervising the program in your state is available on the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange website.