February 6, 2019



(Partially Funded)


Yale Young Global Scholars

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.

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Yale Young Global Scholars emphasizes an open, exploratory, and collaborative approach to learning. Our program is designed to allow students to experience learning in a variety of different university contexts, from large lectures to small seminars, and even the spontaneous learning that happens in dining halls and around campus.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Applied Science & Engineering (ASE)
  • International Affairs & Globalization (IAG)
  • Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship (SDSE)
  • Frontiers of Science & Technology (FST)
  • Literature, Philosophy, & Culture (LPC)
  • Politics, Law, & Economics (PLE)
  • Biological & Biomedical Science (BBS)
  • Creative Arts & Media (CAM)
  • Politics, Law, & Economics (PLE)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Applicants will be notified electronically of admissions decisions by late March or early April.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Age: Be at least 15 years old by February 6, 2019 (application deadline).
  • 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 2020 or 2021 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2019 or 2020 from the Southern Hemisphere.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Tuition for each session of the 2019 Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) program is $6,250 USD

How to Apply

First Step: 

Review the YYGS eligibility criteria.

Second Step: 

Review the YYGS application required components.

Third Step:

Review a PDF of a sample blank application, and start preparing to answer as many application questions as possible.

Fourth Step:  

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. 

Fifth Step:

Click APPLY NOW and start your 2019 application. Be sure to write down the email and password you use in case you need to login again to continue the application.

Sixth Step:

Contact YYGS Staff with ANY/ALL questions as you complete the application. The earlier you contact us, the more likely that we can help you by the deadline.

Seventh Step:

Check the “Review” page of the application to see if you are missing any required components, and go back into any pages that require further information.

 Eighth Step:

Once your application is complete, on the “Review” page please click on the “Finalize & Pay” button at the bottom of the page.

Ninth Step: 

Pay the $60 USD application fee. If you submitted a Fee Waiver Request*, this page will automatically skip.
*YYGS staff will contact you if your Fee Waiver Request is denied to let you know that your application will not be reviewed until the $60 YYGS application fee is paid.

Tenth Step:

Keep an eye out for an email from YYGS that confirms receipt of your completed application. Please note that confirmation emails usually arrive within 24-48 hours of submission, as there are sometimes delays in payment processing. Questions? Please contact us.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Karim Abdelrazek / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Nashwa Attallah/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team