The Yale Young African Scholars Program(YYAS) is currently inviting applications from talented African secondary students interested in participating in a high intensity academic and leadership program. This YYAS is carefully designed to help high school students succeed maximally in universities.
YYAS will convene students from across Africa for a seven day 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
-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 listed below: – Completed application form
-One teacher recommendation form
-Applicant’s official transcript.
For more info, click here http://africanscholars.yale.edu/