WE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS IN JANUARY 2019.

All information must be complete and all documents uploaded before you can submit your application. Read everything carefully, complete required documents, approach recommenders before beginning to submit your application. Upload everything at once as you will not be able to save your application and come back later.

Applicants must be a Utah student and a US citizen, legal resident, or have DACA status. Applicants must be a junior or senior in a Utah high school or must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college or university program in the state of Utah. Graduate students are not eligible of this Award.

Applicants will be judged on quality of essays and recommendation forms and, above all, on evidence of sustained, focused service efforts on behalf of genuinely needy individuals or communities. We are looking for applicants who demonstrate strong leadership skills, consistent service over a period of time, hands-on service, self-driven service, collaboration with others, and local impact right here in Utah.

Click here to view the judging rubric.


Applicant Information

Gender:
If other, please specify:

Education

I am currently enrolled in: High SchoolCollege or University
If you are currently a high school student, please provide parent contact information.

Transcript

Transcripts are requested only as proof of enrollment. The Award recognizes service, not GPA. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.

Upload your transcript, or, if you choose, you can

Youthlinc office:
1166 E. Brickyard Rd. Ste. 76
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

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DOC, DOCX, or PDF filetypes
Please name your file "First Name Last Name - Transcript"
Maximum file size 2mb


Service Resume

Create a one-page resume describing your service leadership experience, community involvement, and recognition. Click here to view service resume example. Your resume must be in this format.

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DOC, DOCX, or PDF filetypes
Please name your file "First Name Last Name - Service Resume"
Maximum file size 2mb


First Essay

How has service affected how you view your future career and actions you may take as a humanitarian in your professional life?

Please answer the essay in 2 pages or less. Specific examples and clear expression are more important than length. Please double space your essay and use Times New Roman 12 point font.

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Please name your file "First Name Last Name - First Essay"
Maximum file size 2mb

Second Essay

Think of service you have been involved in.  Describe what made this service meaningful to you and give examples of the leadership role you took in this service. How did this service impact those around you?

Please answer the essay in in 2 pages or less, Specific examples and clear expression are more important than length. Please double space your essay and use Times New Roman 12 point font.

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DOC, DOCX, or PDF filetypes
Please name your file "First Name Last Name - Second Essay"
Maximum file size 2mb


Recommendation Form #1

To submit your Recommendation Form:

  1. Click here to download the Recommendation Form
  2. Email the Recommendation Form to someone who has SUPERVISED your service activities.
  3. The recommender must fill out the Recommendation Form, save it, and email it directly to shannon@youthlinc.org by Friday, March 1, 2019.
My first recommendation will be coming from the following individual:

Recommendation Form #2

To submit your Recommendation Form:

  1. Click here to download the Recommendation Form
  2. Email the Recommendation Form to someone who has SUPERVISED your service activities.
  3. The recommender must fill out the Recommendation Form, save it, and email it directly to shannon@youthlinc.org by Friday, March 1, 2019.
My second recommendation will be coming from the following individual:

I have read and agree to all conditions in the Guidelines for the Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award.
Click here to read our Guidelines. These Guidelines contain critical information about your eligibility for this Award. Please read carefully before submitting.
I certify that all statements I make and information I give in all components of this application are true.

 

For questions, please contact Shannon Moss, Youthlinc Local Service Director at shannon@youthlinc.org or 801-467-4417 ext 3.

The top ten finalists will be notified by Monday, April 1 , 2019 and will be asked to interview in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 8:30am-12pm. The top ten finalists are required to attend the Youthlinc Annual Benefit on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.