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YLF Delegate Application


To be eligible for the Youth Leadership Forum, students must:

• Have a disability;

• Be in the 11th or 12th grade as of December 31, 2016;

• Have demonstrated leadership potential in school and the community;

• Reside in Ohio;

• Willing to be referred to Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities to be eligible for services.


Student applicants must mail, e-mail or FAX the completed application packet no later than March 31, 2017. Applicants will receive an e-mail confirming their application materials were received.  Please include an e-mail contact if you have one.

Semi-finalists will be selected and contacted by telephone or e-mail to arrange a personal interview. The interviews will be conducted by a selection committee.  Interviews will take place in April/May 2017 at sites throughout Ohio.


YLF Student Application 2017