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Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Program 2021

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Program 2021

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. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale University.

Eligibility Requirements

AgeBe at least 16 years old by July 19, 2021 (first day of Session III).*
English FluencyBe able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.
Grade LevelBe a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent).
Graduation DateBe graduating in May/June 2022 or 2023 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2021 or 2022 from the Southern Hemisphere.
YYGS ParticipationBe 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.

How to Apply

Step 1Review the YYGS eligibility criteria.
Step 2Review the YYGS application required components.
Step 3Review a PDF of a sample blank application, and start preparing to answer as many application questions as possible.
Step 4You 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.

Complete the Application:

Step 5Click APPLY NOWto start your YYGS application. Be sure to write down your email and password to access the application at a later time.
Step 6Check the “Review” page of the application to see if you are missing any required components, and re-visit any pages that require further information.
Step 7Once your application is complete, click on the “Review” page. Next click on the “Submit Application” button at the bottom of the page.
Step 8In your Applicant Status Portal, pay the $60 USD Early Action fee or $75 USD Regular Decision fee.All YYGS application fees are non-refundable.If you submitted a completed Fee Waiver request, then you can check your Applicant Status Portal to see when it is approved or denied. If your Fee Waiver Request is denied, then your application will not be reviewed until the YYGS application fee is paid.
Step 9Check your inbox for a YYGS confirmation receipt that indicates the successful submission of your application. Confirmation emails usually arrive within 24-48 hours of submission, due to occasional delays payment processing.

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