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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.|
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 if they have questions about applying for the 2022 YYGS Residential program.