How to Apply for Yale Young SCholars Program 2017
The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity
academic and leadership program designed for African secondary
school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make
meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their
university studies. YYAS brings together students from across Africa in
this seven-day, residential program and introduces them to the
demanding U.S. university application process and
requirements. YYAS is an official program of Yale University.
Summer 2017 sessions will be held in three locations:
Rwanda: 27 July – 2 August
Ghana: 7 – 13 August
Mauritius: 18 – 24 August
Deadline: March 16, 2017
YYAS is free of cost to all accepted students. Travel stipends will be offered for students from low-income
Prospective applicants must be citizens of an African country and currently attend school on the African
Applicants will have two years left before completing high school and be between the ages of 14-18.
Click here to begin your Application.