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2024 Yale Young African Scholars Program For African Students

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2024 Yale Young African Scholars Program For African Students: Internationally renowned high school students can participate in the Yale Young African Scholars Program, which offers academic enrichment opportunities.

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Intense academic and enrichment programs like Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) are aimed at African secondary school students who want to become young leaders on the continent and plan to pursue higher education.

2024 Yale Young African Scholars Program For African Students
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They will become part of a network of young leaders from all around Africa, improve their academic abilities, and get advice on career path alternatives and university admissions. Student mentors will be assigned to them after the program and provide guidance during the university admission process. Pope suggests Catholic Church could bless same-sex marriages

Application Deadline: January 10, 2024

Type: Secondary/High School Scholarship

Eligible Countries: African Countries

Eligibility: To be considered for the Yale Young African Scholars Program, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 16-18 years old by July 21, 2024 (the first day of Session III)
  • Be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.
  • Be a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent)
  • Be graduating in May/June 2025 or 2026 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2024 or 2025 from the Southern Hemisphere
  • Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in a YYGS session during a previous summer (2023 and prior), then you are not eligible to participate in YYGS
  • 2024. Please note: If you previously applied to YYGS but were not offered admission or were unable to attend AND you meet the eligibility criteria noted above, then you are encouraged to re-apply for YYGS 2024.
2024 Yale Young African Scholars Program For African Students
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2024 Yale Young African Scholars Program For African Students

Value & Duration of Award: Students may engage in YYAS at no cost, making the program accessible to kids from all socioeconomic situations.

In addition to offering free lodging, food, and all academic curriculum materials, the YYAS Summit has no tuition.

How long is the program?

  • Online YYAS College Prep Workshop: July 18–23, 2024
  • 10 days long YYAS Leadership Summit (residential in Zimbabwe): August 9–18, 2024

Required Documents: All students must provide the following components of their applications:

  • Activities list
  • One 400-word essay and one 200-word response
  • Two “fast take” responses (280 characters each)
  • Official school transcript
  • One Recommender (who will complete the YYGS Recommendation Form* ONLY)
  • Application fee ($70 for Early Action and $85 for Regular Decision)
  • You must click the Submit Application button on the “Review” page for your application to be considered.
  • OPTIONAL: English fluency test scores (TOEFL or Duo-Lingo)
  • OPTIONAL: Need-based financial aid

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How To Apply

Please carefully go through the application procedures HERE

Those who are interested should “Apply For This Scholarship” right away.


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