Apply to YES

Application for YES is now open!
Download the application here.

DHS YES is an opportunity for Georgia’s youth to experience leadership development and be the catalyst for change in their communities. Each City Cohort is comprised of 25 high school students who will grow alongside each other throughout the school year. Participants are selected through an application and interview process described below. 

YES is comprised of multiple educational sessions that include guest speakers, interactive activities, public speaking practice, and community service action plans. Each student is expected to participate in each session and will come out of the program with more skills and knowledge for their future endeavors.

One completed application form and the reference page filled out by a school counselor are required when applying to participate for DHS YES. All application materials, including reference page, must be submitted and/or postmarked by the deadlines listed on the back of the application.

DHS YES members are expected to work hard alongside their peers for the common good of their community. Meetups will be engaging, productive and fun! If selected to participate, you are agreeing to fulfill the following expectations:

  1. Attend the entire weekend Meetup to successfully complete the program
  2. Contribute in your fullest capacity during the duration of the series 
  3. Actively participate with a great attitude
  4. Uplift and support your fellow DHS YES peers

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Columbus 
September 20, 2019

Athens 
September 27, 2019

Valdosta 
October 11, 2019

Gainesville 
December 13, 2019

Atlanta 
January 31, 2020

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