Student Profile

The eligibility requirements for students interested in applying to YYAS are as follows:

  • intention to complete secondary school in 2018 (i.e. have 1.5 - 2 years left before graduating from high school)
  • Are 18 years or younger at the time of the program
  • excellent academic record
  • demonstrated leadership potential
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to read, analyze, and reflect on large quantities of difficult material in English
  • desire and ability to work cooperatively with peers
  • good work ethic
  • high standard of personal and professional conduct
  • interested in attending university in the United States

Students must also be mature and able to engage respectfully and civilly in discussions over controversial intellectual, moral, and political issues.