To be eligible for the Youth Leadership Forum, students must:
• Have a disability;
• Be in the 11th or 12th grade as of December 31, 2017;
• 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 April 30, 2018. 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 and will take place in April/May 2018 at sites throughout Ohio.