Yale Young African Scholars Program 2018 in USA


  • YYAS accepts applications from current secondary school in who will have to complete at least one full term or semester after August 2018.
  • YYAS does not accept applications from in their final term of secondary school, from secondary school graduates, or from university students.
  • YYAS cannot accept applications from who are younger than 14 years old by the application deadline.
  • who have attended YYAS previously are not eligible to reapply
  • Excellent records
  • Demonstrated potential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire and ability to work cooperatively with peers
  • Persistence and determination when facing challenges
  • High standards of personal and professional conduct
  • The ability to read, analyze, and reflect on large quantities of difficult material in
  • Interest in engaging in discussions about intellectual, moral, and political issues in

Eligible Regions: Citizens or Permanent residents of an African country