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November 5, 2019
The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is excited to announce that our 2020 application is now available online! Thanks to generous support from the Higherlife...
October 3, 2019
The Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program has officially completed its 2019 sessions, offering academic enrichment opportunities to outstanding African secondary school...
YYAS participants during a breakout session. Photo credit to Dagan Rossini.
July 8, 2019
On July 25, the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) program kicks off its 2019 season with sessions in Accra, Ghana; Harare, Zimbabwe; and, for the first time, in Nairobi,...