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The information on this page is for international students
only. As new information and procedures become available or are
instituted, they will be listed here.
The UC Davis Young Scholars Program accepts applications from any
high achieving student who will be sixteen years of age by the
first day of the summer program but not eighteen years of age by
the last day of the program regardless of home country. The
application process for international students is identical to
the process for all other students with the additional
requirement that the international student must attach official
verification of English language fluency to their application.
This verification can be TESOL exam results or, if the student is
from an English speaking country, a certified letter from a
school official verifying that the student has sufficient English
language skills to be successful in a rigorous academic
In addition to the application process, accepted
international students must contact the Services for
International Students and Scholars (SISS) office for
assistance completing visa requests. The International
Applicant FAQ, from the SISS, are attached below for
your information. Upon acceptance, international students will be
directed to the SISS for further processing. There is are
additional fees for these services and the visa request.
Arrangements for payment of those fees will be communicated
International participants are required by the University to
provide evidence of medical insurance that meets specific
criteria. Please see the FAQ sheet for more details.
Fee reductions are not available for international
Submitted international students’ transcripts must be in
English and have any grade translations or conversions included
in a single digital document attached to the application.
For further information, please contact the Director via the