Application Deadline: January 10, 2023
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 150 countries (including all 50 U.S. states) participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session at Yale’s historic campus. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale University.
In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:
|Age||Be at least 16 years old by July 16, 2023 (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 2024 or 2025 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2023 or 2024 from the Southern Hemisphere.|
|YYGS Participation||Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in a YYGS session during a previous summer (2022 and prior), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2023.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 2023.|
*YYGS application fees are non-refundable. Students with demonstrated financial need can submit the Fee Waiver Form (located within the financial aid section of the YYGS online application) for their school official to complete, and (if approved) the waiver will reduce their application fee to $0 USD.
How to Apply
|Step 1||Review the YYGS eligibility criteria.|
|Step 2||Review the YYGS application required components.|
|Step 3||Review a PDF of a sample blank application, and start preparing to answer as many application questions as possible.|
|Step 4||You will need to submit contact information for a parent/guardian, teacher, and/or official at your school. Reach out to them as soon as possible to review the PDF of a sample blank application with you, and be sure to collect the information you need.|
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