Yale Young Global Scholars Program 2020 for outstanding High School Students worldwide (Scholarships/Financial Aid Available)

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic summer enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 125 countries participate in one of five interdisciplinary, 2-week sessions at Yale’s historic campus. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale this summer.

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SUMMER 2020 OFFERINGS:

Session I

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June 21 – July 3

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  • Biological & Biomedical Science (BBS I)
  • Literature, Philosophy, & Culture (LPC I)
  • Politics Law & Economics (PLE I)
  • Solving Global Challenges (SGC I)

Session II

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July 5 – July 17

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  • Biological & Biomedical Science (BBS II)
  • Literature, Philosophy, & Culture (LPC II)
  • Politics Law & Economics (PLE II)
  • Solving Global Challenges (SGC II)

Session III

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July 19 – July 31

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  • Applied Science & Engineering (ASE III)
  • Literature, Philosophy, & Culture (LPC III)
  • Politics Law & Economics (PLE III)
  • Solving Global Challenges (SGC III)

Eligibility

In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:

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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.
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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.  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 2020.

How to Apply

Get Started:

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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 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 5Once 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 7Once your application is complete, click on the “Review” page. Next click on the “Finalize & Pay” button at the bottom of the page. 
Step 8Pay 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.

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