2021 YALE YOUNG GLOBAL SCHOLARS (YYGS) PROGRAM

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2021 YALE YOUNG GLOBAL SCHOLARS (YYGS) PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 130 countries (including all 50 U.S. states) participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session at Yale’s historic campus. Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing interdisciplinary programs that foster intellectual curiosity, deepen understanding and inspire creative action across all borders.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:

Age: Be at least 16 years old by July 19, 2021 (first day of Session III).*

English Fluency:   Be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.

Grade Level: Be a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent).

Graduation Date: Be graduating in May/June 2022 or 2023 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2021 or 2022 from the Southern Hemisphere.

YYGS Participation

Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in any YYGS session during a previous summer (e.g., 2020, 2019), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2021.

Please note: If you previously applied to YYGS but were not offered admission or were unable attend AND you meet the eligibility criteria noted above, then you are encouraged to re-apply for YYGS 2021.

*Please Note: This rule is so that YYGS is in compliance with legal restrictions for running a summer program for minors, and no exceptions can be made.

YYGS accepts applications from ALL countries, and offers the opportunity for students to apply for need-based financial aid to students from ALL countries.

*Please Note: This rule is so that YYGS is in compliance with legal restrictions for running a summer program for minors, and no exceptions can be made.

YYGS accepts applications from ALL countries, and offers the opportunity for students to apply for need-based financial aid to students from ALL countries.

BENEFITS

Need-Based Financial Aid

YYGS is proud to be one of the only pre-college programs in the world that provides need-based financial aid equally to both domestic and international students, which is offered as a tuition discount (up to $6,500 USD, 100% of tuition). Students with demonstrated financial need are encouraged to apply for YYGS need-based financial aid. Travel costs are not included in need-based financial aid packages.

Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Alumni Scholarship
Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Alumni Scholarships will be awarded to selected students who completed the YYAS program in any summer prior to 2021. The scholarship covers full tuition costs and related travel expenses for students to attend any of the YYGS sessions offered in 2021.

Young Leaders (YL) Scholarship
YL Scholarships will be awarded to selected students in the U.S. and internationally who self-identify as at least ONE of the following:

  • Black or African American (including Africa and the Caribbean)
  • Hispanic and/or Latino/Latina/Latinx
  • Members of Indigenous peoples, nations, and/or communities
  • Refugees

The scholarship covers full tuition costs and related travel expenses for students to attend any of the YYGS sessions offered in 2021.

HOW TO APPLY?

For more details about the program and how to apply, please visit the official website.

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