(Updated 4 Dec 2021) This call for entries is for the 2022 edition of the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS), an intensive academic and enrichment programme designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make some meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent.
3 Feb 2022
Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a network of young leaders from across Africa. Following the programme, students will be paired with mentors who will help advise them throughout the university application process.
OTHER KEY DATES
Mid-April 2021: All applicants will receive an email with their admission decision by this time.
21st July to 28th July 2021: YYAS will be hosting a seven-day virtual session using various digital platforms.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).