Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX)
A Fully-Funded State Department Scholarship Program Offering Young Americans The Opportunity To Live With A Host Family And Attend High School In Germany For A Year.
Become fluent in German, learn another culture and expand your horizons to the world!
Jointly funded by the German Bundestag and the U.S. Congress, the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) is a full scholarship exchange program that offers young Americans the opportunity to live with a host family and attend high school in Germany for a year. You could be one of 50 students chosen to represent the Southeast United States (including Puerto Rico) as a CBYX youth ambassador. Become fluent in German, learn another culture and expand your horizons to the world!
Get started and be sure to submit your application by our extended deadline, Monday, December 18!
Read our Participant Blogs
December 12, 2017
2nd Round Notification
February 2, 2018
April 2, 2018
|Deadline for Secondary Application
April 16, 2018
CBYX Pre-Departure Orientation and Language and Cultural Immersion Camp
Program Start Date
August 2, 2018
Program End Date
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- You must be between the ages of 15 and 18 and 6 months by August 1, 2018. Birthdate range: January 30, 2000-August 1, 2003.
- German language is not a requirement.