Application is invited to apply for Yale Young African Scholars Scholarship 2023. This is a fully-funded USA scholarship for young African students to study in the USA. The aim of YYAS 2023 is to support an enthusiastic student who wants to study at the undergraduate level. There is two types of scholarship are offered for African student Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) and Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) programs.
This year, all students who enroll in YYAS will automatically be considered for YYGS. Therefore, if you are interested in both programs, request only the YYAS program. Applicants must still meet YYGS eligibility criteria to be considered for YYGS, but this will be determined automatically from the information you submit in your YYAS application.
Yale Young African Scholars 2023
- Sponsor(s): Yale University
- Country: United States of America
- Scholarship Type: Fully Funded
- Scholarship level: Undergraduate
- Country Eligibility: The Scholarship is for young African scholars.
- Deadline: 1 February 2023
To apply for YYAS, applicants MUST meet all of the following requirements:
Age: You must be at least 14 years old, and not older than 18 years old, by the application deadline (1st February 2023) 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.
Grade Level: You must be a current 11th-grade student (or the international equivalent).
Graduation date: If you attend school in the Northern Hemisphere, you must be graduating from secondary school by latest 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.
- Completed application form
- Official transcript or grade report
- One (1) teacher recommendation
Student Must Have
- Excellent academic records
- Leadership Potential
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Desire and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
- Persistence and determination in the face of challenges.
- High standards of personal and professional conduct.
- The ability to read, analyze and reflect on large amounts of difficult material in English
- Maturity and interest are shown in participating in debates on intellectual, moral, and political issues in Africa
This is a fully-funded scholarship for African students in the USA. The Yale scholarship 2023 will cover Tuition-free, meals, and accommodation provisions.
How To Apply For Yale Scholarship 2023
Click APPLY NOW to start your YYAS application. Be sure to write down your email and password to access the application at a later time. The deadline to complete and submit the application is 01 February 2023 @ 11:59pm EST.
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