Yale Young African Scholars Programme 2024 in USA
An exceptional chance awaits young Africans eager for quality educational exposure and training. Apply now for the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Programme 2024 in USA, which will be held at Yale University in the United States of America for the 2024/2025 academic session.
YYAS is a rigorous academic and enrichment initiative by Yale University designed to assist young Africans presently in secondary school, intending to pursue higher education, and those aspiring to create significant leadership contributions during their youth. These Undergraduate scholarships and Postgraduate scholarships are fully funded to help alleviate the financial burden of studying in the USA.
Yale University is an Ivy League institution located in New Haven, Connecticut, renowned for its academic excellence and historical significance. Established in 1701, Yale is one of the oldest universities in the United States. The university offers various undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines and is known for its distinguished faculty, notable alumni, and beautiful campus. Yale is committed to fostering a vibrant intellectual community and contributing to advancements in education, research, and global leadership.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Yale University
Host Institution(s): Yale University in USA
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded to cover:
- Accommodation provision
Number of Awards: Several
Nationality: African Students
Eligibility for the Yale Young African Scholars Programme 2024 in USA:
- Applicants must be at least 14 years old by the application deadline to be considered. Please note that a typical YYAS student is between 15 and 18.
- Applicants must be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.
- Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of an African country. Applications will also be accepted from refugees living in an African country.
- Applicants must be currently attending school in an African country.
- Applicants must be current 11th grade students (or the international equivalent).
- If you attend school in the Northern Hemisphere, you must be graduating from secondary school by May/June 2024. If you attend school in the Southern Hemisphere, you must be graduating from secondary school by earliest November/December 2023 and no later than November/December 2024.
Method of Application for the Yale Young African Scholars Programme 2024 in USA:
Prospective applicants in the 2024 Yale Young African Scholars Programme should adhere to the steps provided below. Attach an official transcript of your grade report along with a recommendation from your teacher.
- Completed application form: The application is available online and must be completed by the applicant. Students will need to write a 500-word essay and respond to two short prompts, in addition to providing details about their extracurricular activities and the current school they attend.
- Official transcript or grade report(s)
- One (1) teacher recommendation: The recommendation should be completed using the Online Recommendation Form, which will be sent to the teacher’s email upon the student’s submission of their contact details.
- Review and ensure you meet the YYAS eligibility criteria.
- Review the YYAS application’s required components.
- Review a PDF of a sample blank application, and start preparing to answer as many application questions as possible.
- You are required to provide contact details for a parent/guardian, teacher, and/or school official. Contact them at your earliest convenience to go over a sample blank application in PDF format, ensuring you gather the necessary information.
How to Complete Application:
- Select APPLY NOW to initiate your YYAS application. Remember to note your email and password for future access to the application. Ensure that you finalize and submit your application before the specified deadline.
- 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.
- Once your application is complete, click on the “Review” page. Next, click on the “Submit Application” button at the bottom of the page.
- Check your inbox for a YYAS confirmation receipt that indicates the successful submission of your application.
Application Deadline: January 25, 2024.
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.