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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 January 2016

Applicant requirements:

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


  • The 2016 NYLI application will be available in September-October 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 mid-June 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 at the end of June 2014.

Member expectations

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

  • Attend Annual Meeting & Leadership Training
  • 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
  • Complete 3rd year internship
  • Maintain communication with NHF
  • Respond to communications from NHF and Mentor within 3 days

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