Apply for Yale Young Global Scholars Program 2020
Yale Young Global Scholars 2020: Applications for the Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Program 2020 are open. The Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program for outstanding high school students from around the world.
Each summer, students from over 100 countries participate in one of nine interdisciplinary sessions and immerse themselves in a global learning community.
Yale Young Global Scholars has invited students from over 125 countries and all 50 U.S. states to spend two weeks at Yale University attending an academic session of their choice.
They offer sessions in engineering, biology, international affairs, literature, arts, and more.
Participants experience university life through Yale faculty lectures and small-scale seminars, all while meeting students from around the word.
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Yale Young Global Scholars 2020 Important Dates
- Early Action Deadline: 12th November 2019, at 11.59 PM ET
- Regular Decision Deadline: 15th January 2020, at 11.59 PM ET
A small, intimate educational experience with an 8:1 student to instructor ratio A taste of university life, including residential dormitories, meals, labs, and lectures with Yale faculty Humanities, social sciences, science, and math curricula at a top research institution Easy, affordable access to the program with fee waivers, tuition packages, and travel assistance.
The most global summer program in the world, with students from all 50 U.S. states and over 125 countries.
A resume boost for your university applications, since participation at YYGS is recognized by admissions officers at colleges and universities.
And so much more!
YYGS provide need-based financial aid to both domestic and international students that cover partial-or full-tuition discounts (up to %6300 or 100% of tuition), as well as scholarship that cover travel assistance.
Yale Young Global Scholars 2020 Eligibility Criteria
In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:
- Age: Be at least 16 years old by July 19, 2020 (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 2021 or 2022 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov. /Dec. 2020 or 2021 from the Southern Hemisphere.
- YYGS Participation: Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in any YYGS session during a previous summer (e.g., 2019, 2018), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2020.
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Yale Young Global Scholars Application Process 2020
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.
Complete the Application:
Step 5 Once our application opens by the end of September, then you will be able to click APPLY NOW to start your YYGS application. Be sure to write down your email and password to access the application at a later time.
Step 6 Check 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 7 Once your application is complete, click on the “Review” page. Next click on the “Finalize & Pay” button at the bottom of the page.
Step 8 Pay the $55 USD Early Action Fee or $70 USD Regular Decision Fee.
If you submitted a completed Fee Waiver Form on the application page, this requirement will automatically be waived. YYGS staff will contact you if your Fee Waiver Request is denied, and your application will not be reviewed until the YYGS application fee is paid.
Step 9 Check 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.
Session Selection for Yale Young Global Scholars 2020
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) offers five interdisciplinary sessions at Yale’s historic campus in New Haven, Connecticut.
Students may attend only one session each summer, but they can indicate preferences for up to three sessions on the YYGS online application.
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