Youth Leadership Oklahoma Application

Class 20

The YLOK Class 20 application deadline was Dec. 4 2019.

YLOK Class 21 Referral
If you know great candidates for YLOK Class 21, please complete the form below for each person, encourage them to apply, and let us know how we can provide support throughout the process. Students must be a junior during the 2020-2021 school year in order to apply.

If you will be a high school Junior during the 2020-2021 school year and would like to be contacted when the application for YLOK Class 21 is open, please complete the referral form.

When the Application for Selection becomes available, we will contact you and/or your referral with an application packet and a personal invitation to apply. We appreciate your interest in Youth Leadership Oklahoma Class 21!

Click here to fill out YLOK Class 21 Referral Form

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Applicants must be high school juniors or home-schooled equivalent.
Applicants must live in Oklahoma.
Applicants must have at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Class members must attend the program week in its entirety, Sunday through Friday.
Class members must agree to abide by all Leadership Oklahoma policies and procedures.
Class members must make their own arrangements to travel to and from Oklahoma City to start and end the program. Transportation during the program is provided.


Applications must be received in the Leadership Oklahoma office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date. All applications can be submitted by mail, FED EX, UPS or hand delivered to the Leadership Oklahoma office. Emailed applications will be accepted but hard copies are preferred.

When mailing the application, please send four (4) applications to Youth Leadership Oklahoma: one (1) original and three (3) copies of the application.

Other than the one recommendation letter required and the reference form, no attachments are permitted. The recommendation letter and the reference form can be included with the application packet or sent directly to the Leadership Oklahoma office.

Applications must be typed and complete to be considered. Applicants download the application and reference form from the links above.

Please do not fold applications. They should be mailed in a 9×12 envelope.

The Youth Leadership Oklahoma selection committee will select approximately 50 participants based upon demonstrated leadership as well as gender, ethnic and geographic diversity.

Letters notifying applicants of the selection committee results will be mailed in March of the application year.