Thank you for your interest in applying for Junior Leadership Durham’s 2019-2020 Class. Junior Leadership Durham (JLD) is committed to serving a diverse group of students and welcomes your application. Current ninth graders attending a Durham public, private, home, or charter school are eligible to apply.

We have taken our application process fully online this year and as such, it is a multipart process. Below is a quick overview of our application process and important deadlines.

Step 1 Complete Part I of the JLD Application found below. Part I must include your basic contact information including name, phone number, and email address. You must also submit the names and email addresses of at least three individuals who will be completing recommendations on your behalf.

Step 2 JLD will automatically send an email to your recommenders when we receive Part I of your application. Recommenders have until April 20th to complete the online recommendation forms for all applicants. Applicants are responsible for ensuring these recommendations are completed on time.

Step 3 Once all of your recommendations have been received JLD will automatically email you Part II of the JLD Application. Part II of the application includes several short essay questions for applicants to answer. A copy of those questions can be viewed here. You will not be able to submit these prepared answers until your recommendations have been received and you get the official Part II from JLD via email.

Step 4 Part I and II of the JLD applications must be completed no later than May 1st.

Step 5 The Junior Leadership Durham Selection Committee will review all applicants, schedule interviews, and make offers of acceptance.

Junior Leadership Durham, Inc.
PO Box 2492
Durham, NC 27715