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applications are accepted on a rolling basis
The application deadline for the 2023-2024 fellowship cycle of AYLF in Arkansas & Mississippi Delta, Miami, and Chicago has been extended to August 25, 2023. There are a few spots remaining – click below to apply.
Are you 18-22?
You must be at least 18 and no older than 22 by August 1, 2023, to apply.
Are you from:
Do you originate from or call one of our cohort areas home? In order to be eligible, you must be able to answer “yes” to at least one of the following eligibility questions.
Are you from Miami-Dade County and still live there?
Are you from Miami-Dade County and attend a college within Miami-Dade County?
Do you intend to live in the Miami area long-term?
Are you committed to making a difference in the Miami?
Are you from the Delta and still live there?
Are you from the Delta and attend college within a few hours driving distance?
Do you intend to live in the Delta region long-term?
Are you committed to making a difference in the Delta region?
Are you from the Chicago metropolitan area and still live there?
Are you from the Chicago metropolitan area and attend a college within the Chicago metropolitan area?
Do you intend to live in the Chicago metropolitan area long-term?
Are you committed to making a difference in the Chicago metropolitan area?
Can you commit:
Fellows must attend weekend sessions once per month on a consistent basis throughout the 10-month fellowship (Saturday and Sunday) sessions held in person monthly, meals and transportation included). As a cohort team, Fellows complete a 10-week Community Impact Project and are paid to work on it.
|AYLF Session Dates|
|Session 1||April 13-16||Virtual|
|Session 2||May 19020||In-person Dinner May 18|
|Session 3||June 10-11||In-person|
|Session 4||July 22-23||In-person|
|Session 5||August 26-27||Virtual|
|Session 6||September 23-24||In-person|
|Session 7||October 14-15||In-person|
|Session 8||November 18-19||In-person|
|Session 9||December 16-17||In-person, Dinner December 15|
AYLF seeks to provide equitable access to opportunities to youth from low to moderate income backgrounds, youth of color, and youth with learning and ability differences.