Application Information

The Youth Leadership Institute at Intrepid (YLI@Intrepid), is a school yearlong program beginning September 29, 2018, for rising 10th grade male and female students of New York City to participate in workshops and fieldtrips that elicit youth and social advocacy, promote community development and provides opportunities for individual growth in public speaking, presentation skills, and college and career readiness. Eligible students must fill out an application for consideration.

Students who complete the YLI program will receive recognition and continued support with:

  • A certificate of completion
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Opportunity to apply for a Museum internship

Click here for the 2018–2019 YLI flyer

To apply to YLI@Intrepid, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Live and attend school in one of the five boroughs of New York City
  • Be a current 10th grade student and plan to be in 11th grade in Fall, 2018
  • Submit an application for individual consideration and a teacher/adult recommendation
  • Be interviewed by a staff member of the Intrepid Museum
  • Be prepared to commit fully to the yearlong program dates

Student Application includes:

  • Copies of official transcripts
  • Essay (choose one of three essay prompts)
  • Recommendation from an adult (not a family member)

Students can apply online or mail in a paper application. The online application may take 45–60 minutes to complete. Feel free to download the paper copy to formulate your answers before filling out the ONE-TIME (information cannot and will not be saved) online application.

Deadline for Student application and all supplemental materials and one teacher recommendation: April 1, 2018