Application Form for the Youth Leadership Somerset 2021-2022 Program Year
Youth Leadership Somerset is a nine month program for high school students who live in Somerset County. The program includes presentations by community leaders, small group challenges, and interactive programming that will explore local issues, enable you to form connections with peers from across the county, inspire community involvement, and build leadership skills.
Completed applications must be submitted online by Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 11:59 pm .
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by late June.
- Students must be residents of Somerset County to be eligible for this program.
- Completion of online application form:
- Part I. Personal Information
- Part II. Short Answer Questions
- Part III. Provide E-mail Address of a Reference
- Part IV. Commitment to the Program and Typed Name in Lieu of Signature
Below are the questions you will find in the short answer portion of the online application:
Youth Leadership Somerset's program of nine sessions takes place one Saturday of each month from September through May. The sessions begin at 9 A.M. , are approximately five hours long, and are held at various locations within Somerset County.
To graduate, participants must attend the two mandatory sessions in September and April, and may miss no more than one of the remaining sessions.
Applicants should seriously consider their ability to honor the time commitment of this program before they apply. We recognize that two sessions (Oct and Dec) conflict with SAT/ACT test dates, and ask that you do your best to be mindful of this in your planning.
Participants should have the support and commitment of their parent(s) or guardian(s).
Class Dates for Youth Leadership Somerset 2020-2021 (dates may be subject to change)
- September 25, 2021 - Mandatory Session
- October 23, 2021
- November 13, 2021
- December 4, 2021
- January 8, 2022
- February 5, 2022
- March 5, 2022
- April 9, 2022 - Mandatory Session
- May 14, 2022 - Graduation