Yale Scholarship ( All Undergraduate Programs)

Awarded by : Yale University

Updated on Dec 28, 2021
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Yale Scholarship ( All Undergraduate Programs)

  • Applicable for

    Yale University in USA

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 51,63,200/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Aug 2022

  • Final application deadline

    25 Feb 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • Yale’s need-based financial aid awards meet the full demonstrated financial need of all students
  • This grant is provided to Yale undergraduates from the University’s own funds

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Yale University in USA

  • This scholarship is applicable to all the undergraduate students regardless of citizenship or immigration status without relying on student loans, for all four years

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 70,000 => Rs 51,63,200

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 77.68 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation Scholarship amount can be used for this
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The Yale Scholarship can vary from a few hundred dollars to over $70,000 per year; the average Yale need-based scholarship is over $50,000. 

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 100)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 70)
SAT Required
12 Required



  • must have passed High school/Diploma/Certificate 
  • Must fulfill the following:
    • SAT Reasoning Test is required
    • SAT Subject Tests are not required for admission but are recommended
    • The middle 50% of test scores (the 25th to the 75th percentiles) for enrolled freshman are as follows:
      • SAT-Verbal: 720-800 (Old SAT)
      • SAT-Math: 710-800 (Old SAT)
      • SAT-Writing: 710-790 (Old SAT)

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +237 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
Financial/Tax Documents Required

  • LORs - Counselor recommendation and two teacher evaluations required
  • Essays - Applicants must write two essays- one for the Common Application essay, and another Yale-specific essay
    • For the common application, applicants must choose two of the following topics and respond to each in 250 words or fewer-
      • What do they most enjoy learning?
      • Reflect on their engagement with a community to which they belong. How do they feel they have contributed to this community?
      • Write on something that they would like the University to know about what they have not conveyed elsewhere in the application?
    • Applicants selected in one of the computer science or engineering majors, must tell more about what has led them to an interest in this field of study, what experiences (if any) they have had in computer science or engineering, and what it is about Yale’s program in this area that appeals to them in 500 words or fewer

Additional Documents

  • School report including transcripts required
  • Proof of SAT/ACT scores, if applicable
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency scores 
  • Any other supplementary materials like academic work, extra recommendations in support of the application 
  • Mid-year report for applicants who have received new grades in the middle of the school year 
  • CSS Profile - The CSS Profile has a submission fee. Fee waivers are available for eligible students to prevent this cost from being a barrier to financial aid
  • Copies of tax returns of Parents and Students (or, if no tax return was filed, equivalent documentation) - When submitting documents, please include the student’s name and date of birth on each page

Application Process

  • No separate application is required for the scholarship

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date Not Available
  • The applications have already started
Application final end date February 25, 2022
  • QuestBridge: November 5, 2021
  • Early Action: November 19, 2021
  • Regular Decision: February 25, 2022

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link https://finaid.yale.edu/faq
Phone number 203-432-2700

Additional Information

  • Interview-
    • Interviews are an optional part of the application process at Yale
    • During the 2022-2023 admissions cycle, all interviews will be conducted virtually
    • Because of limited virtual interviewing capacity, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will prioritize interviews for students for whom the Admissions Committee needs more information
  • ELP waiver- Applicants who have studied in a school/college where English was a primary language of instruction, will be exempted from the ELP requirement 

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