Summer Programs in 2024

YLAC is back with its flagship programs this summer. The High School Achievers (HSA) Program will run in Bengaluru and Delhi this year, and the Young Researchers for Social Impact (YRSI) Program will be run online. Please click on the links below for details.

You can also find the relevant pages through the menu. See “Programs > For High School Students”, and follow the relevant links. Applications can be accessed under “Open Applications” through the menu.
 


High School Achievers

 
The High School Achievers (HSA) is a one-of-a-kind leadership program for India’s most promising students to help them become active agents of change in society. It is a unique opportunity for students to broaden their perspective, build critical thinking skills, interact with thought leaders and hone their leadership potential. Modeled as a week-long bootcamp, HSA will run in Bengaluru and Delhi this year.
 
Duration: 1 full week during May & June, in-person
Focus: New Perspectives, Critical Thinking, Leadership
Eligibility: Grades 9th – 12th (including students going into 9th & graduating from 12th)
For details: See the program page for HSA
 


Young Researchers for Social Impact

 
The Young Researchers for Social Impact (YRSI) program is a month-long online engagement designed to immerse talented high school students in live research projects with YLAC’s partner organizations. Students are carefully selected, trained and mentored over a period of five weeks to build their capacity as critical thinkers and problem solvers. Projects concern contemporary issues in fields such as environment, gender, education, global health and governance.
 
Duration: 1 month in Jun – Jul; online weekend sessions
Focus: Social Science Research | Live Projects with NGO partners
Eligibility: 10th – 12th (including students going into 10th & graduating from 12th)
For details: See the program page for YRSI