Yale Young Global Scholarships For Secondary School Students


Yale University

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that brings together outstanding high school students from around the world for intensive two-week sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven and the Yale Center Beijing in China. YYGS offers six unique sessions in New Haven and one session in Beijing, China. Participants attending a YYGS session in New Haven can expect an amazing summer experience studying in beautiful campus lecture halls and classrooms, living in Yale’s historic residential colleges, eating in award-winning dining halls, meeting a talented community of fellow students, engaging with world-renowned professors, and interacting with extraordinary visiting practitioners.
Who Can Apply

The program is designed for students, usually ages 15-17 at the time of application, who still have some high school high school or secondary school to complete. You are eligible to apply if you will finish your final year of high school or secondary school in 2019 or 2020. Typically this means that students are between the ages of 15 and 17, although some exceptions exist. Selection: YYGS reviews all applications holistically. Our staff understands that students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and with different educational and extracurricular opportunities. As a result, the essays and letters of recommendation are the most important parts of the application. Number of Awardees: Value of Scholarship: partial and full scholarships may be awarded to students. Travel costs are not included in program tuition or the scholarship package.

Bursary Levels

Learners / Pupils at School
Which Countries can Apply?

Botswana, Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

YYGS provides need-based scholarships, which are offered as a discount on tuition (up to $5,800 USD, 100% of tuition). In order to qualify for our need-based scholarships, applicants must submit detailed financial information in their online applications.
Closing Date

06 February 2024
Contact Details

New Haven, CT 06520, USA

Application Address


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