The Council in partnership with AFS Intercultural Programs Philippines (AFS-IPP) are happy to announce that the KL-YES (Kenny-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study) Program, is now accepting applications for batch 2019-2020. This cultural exchange scholarship program is open to students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in public/private junior or senior high schools and is among the top 25% of academic performance in grade level (Graduating senior high school (Grade 12) students are not eligible to apply). Age requirements to qualify for this scholarship should have birthdates between August 2, 2001 and August 1, 2004 at the time of application, selection and preparation for travel.
All applications must be submitted to the AFS Philippines in printed copies (mail/courier) or soft copies (email) on or before July 6, 2018:

If an application will be submitted via mail/courier, applicants must submit only photocopies of original documents to:

AFS Intercultural Philippines
Unit 1607 16/F Antel Global Corporate Center
No. 3 Dona Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center
1600 Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Telefax: 02-584-2002
E-mail address:

Or if sending via email, please send it to with email subject “YES 2012-2020 Pre-Application Form.”

For your reference, we have attached the program guidelines and a KL-YES pre-application form which can be photocopied or downloaded at For details you may contact Ms. Fatima Garon at telephone nos. 932-6422 locals 112 and 113 or 951-6129.

Application Form
Program Guidelines