Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) offers 30 Young Leaders Scholarships to talented high school students from the Middle East or North Africa to attend YYGS in 2018. For the past two years, thanks to generous donor support, YYGS has proudly welcomed more than 40 scholarship recipients from the region to learn from Yale faculty and instructors for two weeks during the summer. Scholarships for Students from North Africa

Young Leaders Scholarships cover 100% of tuition costs and travel expenses. Recipients of the Young Leaders Scholarship qualify for financial assistance and demonstrate outstanding leadership, community involvement, and excellent academic performance. Scholarships for Students from North Africa

YYGS is a summer enrichment program that brings together talented high school students from around the world for a two-week academic experience at Yale University or Yale Center Beijing. The program offers seven unique interdisciplinary sessions featuring Yale University faculty focused on areas ranging from international security to biomedical engineering. Young Leadership Scholarship recipients may attend any one of the seven sessions of YYGS in the summer of 2018.

Worth of Awards

Young Leaders Scholarships for Students from North Africa cover 100% of tuition costs and travel expenses.


  • The YYGS Scholarships for Students from North Africa program is open to students, typically between the ages of 15 and 17, who have one or two years of high school to complete after they attend the program.
  • Applicants must be in US Grade 10 or US Grade 11 (or the international equivalent) at the time of application.
  • YYGS Scholarships for Students from North Africa accepts applications from ALL countries.

How to Apply

Apply by completing the financial aid portion of the online application

Application requires:

  • resume / activities list
  • official school transcript
  • two recommendations
  • standardized test scores, if available (these are not required)
  • one 500 word essay and two 200 word essays
  • $60 application fee
  • You must click the Submit button on the last page for your application to be considered.
Deadline: Applications close by February 6, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST

Click here for more details and to apply

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