Summer Opportunity


The Mongolian Young Scholars Program will unite 20 Mongolian High School students (10th grade graduates) for a seven day intensive academic experience in June 2011. The program will be taught in English by undergraduates from Harvard and Stanford Universities, USA. The undergraduate instructors, recruited through a competitive application process, will teach seminars in the liberal arts, English language composition, and college preparation. These college-level seminars will prepare students for rigorous academic environments.

Purpose: To identify and prepare promising Mongolian High School students for admission to leading American and international universities.
Location: Nairamdal Camp, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Date: June 10-17, 2011
Cost: A student fee of $200. Financial aid is available for eligible students.
Language Requirement: Students must have strong English language skills; all classes will be conducted in English.

Application: Application deadline is March 31, 2011. The application is available on the YSP website at

Student Participant Benefits:

• Work with and receive mentorship from students and recent alumni of leading American universities
• Get deep exposure to a liberal arts curriculum and receive extensive guidance on the college admissions process
• Meet talented peers from across the nation and build a social entrepreneurship project
• Engage in fun activities outside of class, such as dance, art, debate, and sports