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February 22, 2017
YYAS aims to identify, train, and mentor Africa’s next generation of leaders. It offers opportunities for high school students on the continent to pursue higher...
November 11, 2016
The 2017 application for the Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is now available! YYAS is a high-intensity program that brings together African secondary school...
November 1, 2016
After an outstanding summer in Rwanda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe, the Yale Young African Scholars program(YYAS) welcomed 300 of Africa’s most talented high school students to its...
August 5, 2016
At least 100 students, including 25 Rwandans, from 16 countries across Africa are meeting in Rwanda for a week-long academic enrichment programme dubbed the ‘Yale Young...
April 15, 2016
By: Jon Victor, Staff Reporter for Yale Daily News The Office of Undergraduate Admissions put together a three-day conference this week for leaders from educational nonprofit...
March 1, 2016
Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Founder and Co-chair, Higher Life Foundation, introduces HLF’s vision with a short video then going into further detail about the HLF/Yale partnership.   The...
October 29, 2015
A signature program of the university’s Africa Initiative, YYAS will bring Yale undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff to three African countries each summer...

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