The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-force scholastic and administration program intended for African auxiliary school understudies who have the ability, drive, vitality, and thoughts to have significant effects as youthful pioneers, even before they start their college thinks about.
Application Deadline: sixteenth March, 2017, at 11:59pm EST.
All candidates will get an email with conclusive affirmation choices around 6 weeks after the application due date.
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: African nations
To be taken at (nation): Summer 2017 sessions will be held in three areas:
Qualified Field of Study: Any
About the Award:The 2017 application for the Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is presently accessible! YYAS is a high-force program that unites African auxiliary school understudies for a without cost seven-day private program intended to acquaint understudies with the requesting U.S. college and budgetary guide application process and necessities. In 2016, YYAS facilitated programs in Ghana, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe and invited 300 African secondary school understudies into its developing graduated class organize.
Controlled by the Yale Young Global Scholars Program and working off that model of interdisciplinary scholastic educational modules, YYAS members will go to addresses drove by conspicuous Yale personnel, classes created by Yale understudy teachers, and experiential activities intended to enlarge their administration abilities. Members will participate in strong scholarly trades that are pivotal to comprehension Africa’s most squeezing difficulties and openings. Notwithstanding the prologue to college application forms, Yale understudy drove courses and administration preparing, YYAS additionally offers understudies government sanctioned test arrangement sessions at no cost to the understudies.
Sort: Secondary school grant
Qualification: Prospective candidates must be nationals of an African nation and right now go to class on the African mainland. Candidates will have two years left before finishing secondary school and be between the ages of 14-18.
Number of Awardees: Not indicated
Estimation of Scholarship: Fully-financed
Term of Scholarship: seven days
Rwanda: 27 July – 2 August
Ghana: 7 – 13 August
Mauritius: 18 – 24 August
Step by step instructions to Apply: Access the 2017 online application
Grant Provider: Higherlife Foundation, Yale University