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2017 Yale Young Global Scholars - Beijing: Winter Enrichment and Leadership Skill-Building Program

Friday, February 3, 2017 to Saturday, February 11, 2017

Leadership Skill-Building
Improve Your Analytical Thinking and Creativity
Sharpen Your English Written and Oral Communication Skills For University Interviews

Time and Location

February 3-February 11, 2017

Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong'anli Station, Exit C)


Click HERE to register. Please send an email if there are any problems.

Application Deadline: OCTOBER 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST

Fees and Payment

$1,000 USD (¥6,500 RMB)
(includes instruction, housing, three meals per day, and processing fees. Students are responsible for transportation to and from Beijing.)

A non-refundable deposit of $500 USD, payable online, is due approximately two weeks after decisions are released. The remaining tuition balance of $500 USD is due at the end of December.


YYGS-Beijing is an immersive 9-day pre-collegiate experience designed to cultivate the next generation of Chinese leaders and scholars, helping to build stronger links between China and a rapidly changing world. Through a highly competitive application process, up to 80 talented high school students will have the opportunity to learn from distinguished Yale faculty, students, alumni, and practitioners, all while experiencing state-of-the-art facilities at the Yale Center Beijing.

2017 YYGS-Beijing is offering full tuition scholarships to 15 outstanding students from around the world!

Note: YYGS-Beijing is open to *current* rising sophomores and juniors (students who will be sophomores and juniors by the time they submit their applications.) For more eligibility information, please visit the YYGS-Beijing program website.

Program Highlights

  • Be paired with a year-long Yale University mentor
  • Learn from the most prestigious faculty of any pre-collegiate program in China
  • Receive a certificate of completion upon graduation, recognized by Yale University
  • Learn how to master core elements of the U.S. college application process, including interview practice and individualized guidance on how to write a personal statement
  • Develop awareness and insight on making the transition from high school to college
  • Travel to influential sites for learning, service, and exploration
  • Engage productively with a diverse group of like-minded peers from around the world
  • Participate in interdisciplinary lectures, elective seminars, and skill-building workshops specially designed to foster leadership, develop communication and presentation skills, and enhance critical writing ability
  • Meet distinguished scholars and practitioners in a wide range of fields, including history, economics, public health, innovation and entrepreneurship, international affairs, and applied science
  • Learn to recognize and understand global issues, develop and articulate reasoned responses, and generate thoughtful solutions


Outstanding high school students who are in the 10th or 11th grade.

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