Applications open for the 2024 Youth Ambassadors program

Young people between the ages of 15 and 18 from public schools can enroll until August 13

Brasilia, June 30, 2023: Promoted by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil, the Youth Ambassadors program is open for applications until August 13. The program takes public high school students to a two-week exchange program in the U.S. For more information and registration, access the site:

The selected applicants will be announced by November 3, 2023, and the exchange is scheduled to take place from January 19 to February 3, 2024. For the 2024 edition, applicants who are currently engaged for at least six months in social impact and entrepreneurship initiatives and are looking for creative solutions to problems in their communities can apply. Leadership profile, academic excellence, and English language skills are also among the prerequisites.

The program seeks young people who want to develop an idea, a product or service with the aim of benefiting not only themselves, but also their community. Regardless of whether they are large or small actions, or from the area of entrepreneurship, such as social inclusion, education, culture, community credit, urban mobility, gender and race equality, environment, special needs, cooperatives in general, etc.

Learn more about the Youth Ambassadors program:

Created in 2003, the Youth Ambassadors Program (JE) is an official initiative of the U.S. Department of State and, in Brazil, it is coordinated by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates and implemented by the Mais Unidos Association. Among our main partnerships are the National Council of Secretaries of Education – CONSED, the wide network of Binational Centers/American Spaces – BNCs, and companies that show a clear commitment to corporate social responsibility: MSD and SMTour. Currently the Youth Ambassadors Program is implemented throughout the American continent and also has a reverse program for young people to represent the U.S. in Latin America. Since its creation, 798 young Brazilians have already participated in the program.