Yale Young Global Scholars 2019

Yale Young Global Scholars 2019

This call for entries is for the 2019 edition of the Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Programme. This programme is a summer academic enrichment and leadership programme involving intensive two-week sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven, United States, and the Yale Center Beijing in China.

Each summer, students from over 100 countries participate in one of nine interdisciplinary sessions and immerse themselves in a global learning community.




6 Feb 2019


During the 2 week programme, successful applicants will be placed in either New Haven or Beijing.
In, New Haven, United States, participants will have an amazing summer experience
- studying in beautiful campus lecture halls and classrooms
- living in Yale’s historic residential colleges
- eating in award-winning dining halls
- meeting a talented community of fellow students
- engaging with world-renowned professors, and
- interacting with extraordinary visiting practitioners.

NOTE: The application fee is $60. If paying the application fee would create a financial burden for your family, then you must complete a fee waiver form.

YYGS provides need-based scholarships which are offered as a discount on tuition (up to $6,250 USD, 100% of tuition). In order to qualify for the need-based scholarships, applicants must submit detailed financial information in their online applications.


2019 YYGS Sessions

Block 1: June 16-29, 2019

Applied Science & Engineering

International Affairs & Globalization

Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship

Block 2: July 7-20, 2019

Frontiers of Science & Technology

Literature, Philosophy, & Culture

Politics, Law, & Economics

Block 3: July 28-August 10, 2019

Biological & Biomedical Science

Creative Arts & Media

Politics, Law, & Economics

YYGS-Beijing: Asia in the 21st Century*

*YYGS-Beijing: Asia in the 21st Century (ATC) is administered by Yale Center Beijing and takes place in Beijing, China.l. All other sessions are held at Yale University in New Haven, CT.


United States   China

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).

Multiple host countries may mean that no travel is required.


Credit: Yale Young Global Scholars 2019 

Date Added: 30 Jan 2019

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