APPLICATION PROCESS

Step 1: Complete the online application.

Step 2: Download and submit the Reference Form and School and Parent/Guardian Consent Form.

Step 3: Complete Financial Assistance Form (if applicable).

Step 4: Pay the $25 application fee by clicking HERE.

All of the application materials must be completed and submitted to the Leadership Broward office by or before Friday, April 24, 2020. Materials can be e-mailed, mailed or faxed to:

Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc. Attention: Thao Le 

1421 SE 4th Ave, Suite D, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316;

Fax: 954-767-8866; Email: apply@leadershipbroward.org.

Download the YLB XXXIV Information Packet  to learn more about Youth Leadership Broward.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

January – March 2020:

There will be information sessions for YLB Class XXXIV at individual schools as requested.  Please ask your school to contact Thao Le at 954-767-8866 or thao@leadershipbroward.org if you would like someone to come and talk to current sophomores about the program.

April 2020:

Applications will be reviewed by the YLB Class XXXIV Selection Committee. LBF is committed to cultural and economic diversity and considers all students who have demonstrated leadership skills and talents.

May 6, 2020:

An email will be sent to all applicants notifying them of their acceptance status.

May 19, 2020:

Accepted students must attend a mandatory program orientation.

Tuition
The cost of the program is $800 and covers all program costs including bus transportation and lunch on each of the days. Financial aid is available based on need. A $25 application fee is due at time of submitting the application. If not accepted the $25 application fee will be refunded. Final payment must be paid in full by May 17, 2020.

How to Apply
The YLB program application can be found HERE. Contact Thao Le, Leadership Programs Coordinator, at (954) 767-8866 or apply@leadershipbroward.org with any questions.

Orientation*
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Opening Retreat*
Friday, August 14, 2020
Saturday, August 15, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Program Days
All program days are scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Meeting locations will be different each day within Broward County.
Dates and times are subject to change.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 – Criminal Justice Day
Thursday, October 8, 2020 – Health & Human Services Day
Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Government and Education Day
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 – Culture, Arts and History Day
Saturday, January 9, 2021 – Leadership Day
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 – Business and Tourism Day
Friday, March 5, 2021 – Environment Day

Graduation*
Friday, April 9, 2021
Afternoon – Community Project Presentations
Evening – Commencement Ceremony

*MANDATORY – NO EXCEPTIONS

Community Projects
All students are required to participate in a monthly community service project with a small group of YLB classmates outside of YLB days and after school hours. Students can earn up to 30 hours of community service throughout the year.

Apply NOW!