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YYAS participants are African secondary students from all across the continent who demonstrate high academic achievement, leadership potential, and a strong interest to pursue post-secondary education. Photo credit to Dagan Rossini, YYAS Fellow.
October 10, 2017
The application for the 2018 Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program is now available! Entering its fifth year, this intensive program brings together African secondary...
YYAS 2017 participants in Zimbabwe
October 6, 2017
The Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program completed its 2017 session offering academic opportunities to secondary school students this past July and August in three...
Ghana, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe host this year's programs
June 27, 2017
On July 29, the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) program kicks off its series of three sessions in Accra, Ghana; Kigali, Rwanda; and Harare, Zimbabwe. YYAS is a high-...