2013 Scholarship for Africans for Secondary School Students
Politics, Law and Economics Program (SMP)
Duration: 13 to 26 July 2013
Focus on the big ideas and thinkers of the American intellectual tradition, covering political philosophy, democracy, constitutional law, economics, and financial literacy
Main deliberative exercises may include writing and presenting a speech political campaign, publicly defending a legal opinion, and engaging in a mock Constitutional Convention
Studies program of Grand Strategy (GS)
Duration: 3 to 16 August 2013
Focus on strategic lessons of history and applying them to contemporary international affairs
Main deliberative exercises may include participation in a simulated international crisis and negotiation, drafting and presentation of a Group Policy on an important global
Both are official programs directly administered by Yale officials and faculty function. In addition, students in two programs:
Interact with renowned professors, practitioners of high-level students from Yale and outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. The student teacher ratio is 6:1, which means that you get plenty of personal attention.
Learn to think critically, speak forcefully, and write persuasively, depending on personal information management and faculty. The pace is intense, with a lot of work, which is designed to appeal to high school students looking for a challenge.
Customize the program to your interests base classes and lectures are compulsory, but you can also choose from about 40 specialized seminars, depending on your interests.
Live in a residential college at Yale, eating and dining rooms Yale Yale library use, access online resources at Yale, and the use of sports facilities at Yale, while working less than 24 hours, adult supervision.
Make friends with excellent high school students from across the United States and around the world. Last year, nearly 30% of students were from 25 countries, including China, South Korea, India, Pakistan, Angola, Morocco, Nepal, Russia and Tanzania.
Requirements for this 2013 Scholarship for Africans
You must be about to enter your last year of college or high school (or equivalent for foreign students).
The application consists of a high school transcript, two teacher recommendations, and an essay of 1000 words. For non-native English speakers, spoken and written English must be almost fluently.
The all-inclusive cost of $ 4,500 includes tuition, housing, food and activities. Bring your own laptop. Travel to and from Yale is not included.
Generous financial assistance is offered to American and international students based on financial need (no scholarships).
The program meets each year, and it is very selective. Applications are processed on a continuous basis. Applicants interested in financial aid should apply as soon as possible.
The first deadline is March 1, 2013.
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