Eligibility

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

Age Be at least 16 years old by July 16, 2023 (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 2024 or 2025 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2023 or 2024 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 (2022 and prior), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2023.

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 2023.

*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.