The 2017 Yale Young African Scholars application is now available!

The Yale Young African Scholars Program is a selective program for high achieving African students entering their penultimate (second to last) year of secondary school (see further eligibility details here). Successful applicants will demonstrate high academic achievement, leadership potential, and strong interests in the program content, in addition to pursuing an undergraduate degree in the United States. Applicants should also be able and willing to work openly and effectively with peers. All applications will be reviewed holistically, and there are no minimum grade or standardized exam score requirements. However, a high level of English proficiency will be expected.

Required application components include:

We would like to thank all teachers, in advance, for taking the time to write the recommendation letter for your student(s). We place great importance on the teacher’s recommendation letters, as we understand the important insight teachers have into the aspirations of their students. To ensure sincerity, we ask that you please refrain from sharing your letters with the students.

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