Eligibility

The YYGS 2022 application is currently closed. The YYGS 2023 application will open in September 2022. Please sign-up for our mailing list to be notified when our next application becomes available.

In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:

Age Be at least 16 years old by July 19, 2022 (first day of Session III).*
English Fluency Be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English. 
Grade Level Be a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent).
Graduation Date Be graduating in May/June 2023 or 2024 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2022 or 2023 from the Southern Hemisphere.
YYGS Participation

Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in a YYGS session during a previous summer** (2020 and prior), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2022.

Please note: If you previously applied to YYGS but were not offered admission or were unable attend AND you meet the eligibility criteria noted above, then you are encouraged to re-apply for YYGS 2022.

*Please Note: This rule is so that YYGS is in compliance with restrictions for running a summer program for minors, and no exceptions can be made.

YYGS accepts applications from ALL countries, and offers the opportunity for students to apply for need-based financial aid to students from ALL countries.

**Please Note: Students who participated in the 2021 YYGS Online program who would still be age and grade eligible (see above) for YYGS 2022 are encouraged to contact us with any questions.