Apply for 2016 Yale Young African Scholars Program

                                                              yaleApplication Deadline

                                                                         March 31st 2015

The Yale Young African Scholars Program(YYAS) is an international opportunity for African secondary students with the motivation and drive to indulge in a high intensity academic and leadership program. This YYAS will  help participating high school students to succeed at the highest level once they get to university.

YYAS will bring students from across Africa for a seven residential program and prepare them for the rigorous process of applying to Universities in the United States.YYAS is an official program of Yale University.

Summer 2016 sessions will be held in the following countries;

Ghana: 29 July -4 August

                                                         Rwanda:9-15 August

                                                         Zimbabwe:20-26 August



-Applicants must have the intention to complete secondary/high school in 2018(i.e  should have 1.5-2 years left of high school)

-Applicants must be 18 years or younger at the time of the program.

-Excellent academic results

-Demonstrated leadership potential

-Above average written and oral english skills

-Ability to reflect on read and analyze difficult texts in english

-Desire to work cooperatively with other peers.

-High standards of professional and personal conduct.

-Interested in studying in attending University in the United States.


                                                                 How to apply

Required application materials are as follows: – Completed application form

-One teacher recommendation form

-Applicant’s official transcript.

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