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In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:
|Be between the ages of 16-18 years old by July 21, 2024 (first day of Session III).*
|Be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.
|Be a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent).
|Be graduating in May/June 2025 or 2026 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2024 or 2025 from the Southern Hemisphere.
Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in a YYGS session during a previous summer (2023 and prior), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2024.
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 2024.
*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.