Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange

Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Program
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX, German name: Parlamentarisches Patenschafts-Programm or PPP) is a youth student exchange program founded in 1983.wikipedia
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The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX, German name: Parlamentarisches Patenschafts-Programm or PPP) is a youth student exchange program founded in 1983.
Some exchange programs, such as the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, are government-funded programs.

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

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The funding in the United States is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State

Youth For Understanding

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Each program in the United States has a sister program in Germany, the main counterpart being Partnership International e.V. Through CBYX's first decade and a half, Youth For Understanding (YFU) had been the primary administrative organization for the program.
During most of the 1990s, YFU, Inc. served as the primary administrative organization for applications and interviews in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) scholarship program, overseen by the now defunct United States Information Agency (USIA).

Cultural Vistas

Cultural Vistas administers the program in the United States and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Beziehungen(GIZ) GmbH administers the program in Germany.

CIEE

Council on International Educational Exchange
This includes past participants of CIEE Study Abroad, Teach Abroad, Work and Travel USA, Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, High School Abroad, Baltic-American Freedom Foundation, and more.

United States Congress

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The program, which is jointly sponsored by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag, funds exchange programs for German and American students through grants to private exchange organizations in both countries.

Bundestag

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The program, which is jointly sponsored by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag, funds exchange programs for German and American students through grants to private exchange organizations in both countries. Other seminars take place over the course of the year, including a trip to the capital in Berlin, where the scholars speak, in German, to the German Bundestag.

United States Department of State

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The funding in the United States is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State

Washington, D.C.

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The exchange year culminates in a conference in Washington, D.C. in which German and American students reflect on their exchange year and share their experiences.

States of Germany

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The scholarship program is merit-based and is funded based on congressional district for Americans and Bundesland for Germans.

Nacel Open Door

It consists of a High School program (currently administered by six organizations in the United States: AFS, ASSE, AYUSA, CIEE, FLAG, and YFU), a Young Professionals program (administered exclusively by Cultural Vistas) and a Vocational Student program (administered by Nacel Open Door).

Academic grading in the United States

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Currently the program makes 250-280 (the number fluctuates, depending on funding) national scholarships available to any high school student between the ages of 15-18, with a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, and who is a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident.

United States Information Agency

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YFU's organization administration of the CBYX program ended after the dissolution of the United States Information Agency (USIA) in late 1999.

Gymnasium (Germany)

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They attend a Gymnasium, the German equivalent of high school, for an academic year.

Berlin

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Other seminars take place over the course of the year, including a trip to the capital in Berlin, where the scholars speak, in German, to the German Bundestag.

Test of English as a Foreign Language

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After an interview with InWent and taking a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), candidates meet with their elected district representatives (Abgeordneten) for final selection.

Jacob Anderson-Minshall

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In high school, he spent a year in Germany as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program.

Congressional Caucus on International Exchange and Study

International Exchange and Study
The U.S. Department of State funds an exceptional range of international exchange programs, such as the Fulbright Program, Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Program, Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), SportsUnited, and virtual exchange programs via digital platforms that bring international engagement to classrooms and to communities where travel options may be limited.

Clint Catalyst

In 1989, Catalyst was one of 25 graduating high school seniors in the U.S. to be awarded the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship through Nacel Open Door, which enabled him to live and study a year in Germany.

Jason Stanley

He studied in Lünen, Germany, from 1985 to 1986 as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, after which he enrolled in the State University of New York in Binghamton, NY, where he studied philosophy of language under Jack Kaminsky.

Ayusa

Ayusa currently administers several grant programs funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State including the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Programs (YES) and the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX).

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Lexington, Kentucky)

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Also, 3 students have now participated in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange to Germany.