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NYLI Eligibility & Selection Process


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NYLI Eligibility & Selection Process

NYLI Eligibility & Selection Process

Applicants should:

  • Be a high school graduate before December 31, 2015 AND be between the ages of 18-22
  • Be living with a bleeding disorder, or have a sibling with a bleeding disorder
  • Be willing and able to travel to each of the trainings and program destinations
  • Be available for monthly communication, via phone, email, and/or webinar
  • Be available for the 1st-Year Leadership Training in New York City in January 2016

Applicant requirements:

  • Application
  • Description of activities/achievements
  • Short essays
  • Recommendations
  • Telephone interview


  • The 2016 NYLI application will be available starting September 14, 2015
  • Only completed applications will be considered

Selection Process:

Application and all required documents will be reviewed and evaluated by a volunteer review team.

Applicants will be contacted in November to schedule a 30-minute telephone interview.

NHF will select top candidates exhibiting strong leadership potential and willingness to become active leaders in the bleeding disorders community and/or camp. The team will be looking for the following characteristics during the application review and telephone interview process:

  • A willingness to stay involved and learn
  • Self-starter, reaching out to us with ideas and communicating promptly
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships
  • An eagerness to work with the bleeding disorders community
  • Strong communication skills


Those selected will be notified by early December 2015.

Member expectations

If selected, you are expected to represent NHF positively and carry out the responsibilities below.

  • Attend 1st-Year Leadership Training in New York City in January 2016
  • Attend Annual Meeting Trainings
  • Work with NHF staff to plan, lead, and evaluate events and programs
  • Actively participate in trainings
  • Participate and contribute to NYLI educational programming
  • Coordinate and plan presentations for conferences
  • Help NHF to understand issues particular to young adults
  • Lead and facilitate programs in Years 2 and 3
  • Maintain communication with NHF
  • Timely responses to NHF to communications

*Consistent inability to meet these expectations may result in termination from the program