Youth Ambassadors Program

2022 Youth Ambassadors

The Youth Ambassadors Program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State that is coordinated in Brazil by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates and implemented by the group +Unidos. Among our key partnerships are the National Council of State Secretaries of Education – CONSED, a large network of U.S.-Brazil Binational Centers/American Spaces – BNCs, as well as companies with clear commitment to corporate social responsibility:, MSD, and SMTour.

For more information about this program, please consult the program notice.

2015 Youth Ambassadors show their passports

About the Program

The selection process is very competitive, with applications coming from all over Brazil. The participants travel to the United States in July for a short-term program.

2015 Youth Ambassadors

How to Participate

The program targets Brazilian high school students who stand out in their communities through positive attitude, good academic performance, English language ability, leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

Sponsor representatives of the Youth Ambassadors Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

Sponsors and Supporters

In Brazil, the program is implemented through partnership with the National Council of State Secretaries of Education – CONSED, a large network of U.S.-Brazil Binational Centers/American Spaces, and private sector companies that believe in Brazil’s youth and support this important exchange program.

2010 Youth Ambassadors at Yosemite Park. (Photo: U.S. Embassy Brasilia)

Partner Institutions

Partner institutions of the Youth Ambassadors Program include State Secretariats of Education and a wide network of binational centers/American Spaces throughout Brazil that participate actively in the selection process of the Youth Ambassadors, applying tests, interviewing candidates, etc…