Apply to DYLN

  1. Please print and read the DYLN Application instructions and required signature forms found here:  DYLN application guidelines and consent forms 2018
  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 list up to 5 organizations or activities you have been involved in during high school, grade or year of involvement, and your specific role. These should be in order of importance, and you may include athletic, religious or community service organizations. Example: Student Government, 9-10, elected grade representative.

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

Give us an example of a time when you created and implemented an innovative solution to a situation or challenge. (250 word limit)

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

Tell us what roles you tend to play in groups working on collaborative projects. What kind of team or community member are you? How do you think your friends or project partners would describe the kinds of contributions you make? (250 word limit)