In order to apply to YYGS, applicants MUST fulfill all of the following requirements:
|Age||Be at least 16 years old by July 19, 2021 (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 2022 or 2023 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2021 or 2022 from the Southern Hemisphere.|
Be a first-time participant in YYGS. If you have participated in any YYGS session during a previous summer (e.g., 2020, 2019), then you are not eligible to participate during YYGS 2021.
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 2021.
*Please Note: This rule is so that YYGS is in compliance with legal 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.