Apply to DYLN

  1. Please print and read the DYLN Application instructions and required signature forms found here: DYLN Instructions and Consent Forms.
  2. Obtain all the necessary signatures and scan the documents, so you are ready to upload the forms.
  3. Find a suitable photo to upload.
  4. Now, please review the application below. We recommend that you write and edit your essays in another document first, then copy & paste to this application when you are all set to submit. (IMPORTANT: the application cannot be saved as a draft if you need to exit before finished, so only fill in the form when you have all the necessary documents, photo and your essay answers.)
  5. Click submit when complete!


DYLN Application Form

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OPTIONAL INFO: Delaware Youth Leadership Network does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity or gender. This information is not required. It is requested to facilitate our goal of assembling a diverse class.

Please let us know the organizations or activities you have been involved in and the leadership roles you have held. These should be in order of importance, listing up to five school, athletic, religious or community service organizations in which you have participated in the last two years.

List any recognition or awards for academic, school, religious or community activities you have received in the last two years (grades 9-10).

Tell a story that directly or indirectly illustrates the type of person you are. (250 word limit)

Share a time when you failed and how you responded to the situation. (250 word limit)

Tell us about a time when your curiosity led you to a place you weren't expecting to go. (250 word limit)