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. Among our key collaborators are the National Council of State Secretaries of Education – CONSED, a large network of U.S.-Brazil Binational Centers, as well as companies with clear commitment to corporate social responsibility: FedEx, MSD, and IBM.
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* Note: Since the world continues to be on alert and with a few restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, If it isn’t possible for this exchange program to be done in the United States in July 2022, the selected participants wll be invited to participate in a very innovative and interactive virtual program.
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.
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.
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, and private sector companies that believe in Brazil’s youth and support this important exchange program.
Partner institutions of the Youth Ambassadors Program include State Secretariats of Education and a wide network of binational centers throughout Brazil that participate actively in the selection process of the Youth Ambassadors, applying tests, interviewing candidates, etc…