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Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school studentsplanning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent.

Eligibility

In order to apply to YYAS, applicants must fulfill all of the following requirements:

Age

You must be at least 14 years old by application deadline (06 February 2019) in order to be considered. Please note that a typical YYAS student is between the ages of 15 and 18.

English

You must be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.

Citizenship

You must be a citizen or permanent resident of an African country. YYAS will also accept applications from refugees living in an African country.

School location

You must currently attend school in an African country.

Graduation date

If you attend school in the Northern Hemisphere, you must be graduating secondary school by earliest May/June 2020. If you attend school in the Southern Hemisphere, you must be graduating secondary school by earliest November/December 2019. Students who will graduate secondary school before August 2019 are NOT eligible to apply.

If you are currently in your final year or term of secondary school, have already graduated secondary school, or are a university student, then you are NOT eligible to apply.

Deadline: 6 February 2019

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