YOUNG LIFE Developing Global Leaders

YOUNG LIFE Developing Global Leaders

Through DGL sponsorship, Young Life leaders in the world's poorest countries have access to a future they never thought possible – the opportunity to attend college and make an impact in their local communities.​ ​

developing global leaders is currently IN ​ 60 COUNTRIES
over 570 graduates since dgl began in 2009
66% of graduates stay involved as young life volunteers and/or financial supporters
​ 450 current ​ ​ dgl students in the program around the world
How much does is cost to sponsor a Developing Global Leader?

$275/month provides a full scholarship for a Developing Global Leader.

Partial sponsorships start at just $25/month. Sometimes families, churches, Young Life areas, or groups of individuals join together to fully fund a student.

SPONSOR A STUDENT NOW

$275/month provides a full sponsorship for a Developing Global Leader.

Partial sponsorships start at just $25/month. Sometimes families, churches, Young Life areas, or groups of individuals join together to fully fund a student.

SPONSOR A STUDENT NOW

What does a full scholarship provide?

A full $275 scholarship provides:

Tuition at a 4-year college or university in their own country
Books and other school-related expenses
Ongoing Young Life Leadership Training
One-on-one mentorship

A FULL $275 SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES:

Tuition at a 4-year college or university in their own country

Books and other school-related expenses

Ongoing Young Life Leadership Training

One-on-one mentorship

A FULL $275 SPONSORSHIP PROVIDES:

 

Tuition at a 4-year college or university in their own country

 

Books and other school-related expenses

 

Ongoing Young Life Leadership Training

 

One-on-one mentorship

How are DGL STUDENTS selected?

We identify current Young Life leaders who have great potential to succeed academically and in leadership. For many, this opportunity helps end the cycle of poverty in their family.

the essential role of sponsors

We match students with sponsors who support them financially along with prayer and encouragement. We make sure every student has someone who will champion them on their journey and hopefully even beyond graduation.

SPONSOR A STUDENT NOW

We match students with sponsors who support them financially along with prayer and encouragement. We make sure every student has someone who will champion them on their journey hopefully even beyond graduation.

SPONSOR A STUDENT NOW

what it takes to be a dgl student

In addition to being full-time students, DGL students are expected to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week doing Young Life ministry.

 

In addition to being full-time students, DGL students are expected to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week doing Young Life ministry.

DGL Students are committed Young Life leaders who are actively involved in their community hanging out and engaging with kids right where they are.

​ Academics + Local Ministry

DGL students are committed Young Life leaders who are actively involved in their community hanging out and engaging with kids right where they are.

 

DGL students are committed Young Life leaders who are actively involved in their community hanging out and engaging with kids right where they are.

​ Learning, discipleship, and growth

DGL students understand the importance of discipleship and are actively involved in leading Campaigner Bible studies with local kids in their communities.

Additionally, DGL students receive ongoing ministry leadership training based on curriculum used by Young Life staff around the world. They grow spiritually and personally through dedicated one-on-one mentorship.

DGL students understand the importance of discipleship and are actively involved in leading Campaigner Bible studies with local kids in their communities.

Additionally, DGL students receive ongoing ministry leadership training based on curriculum used by Young Life staff around the world. They grow spiritually and personally through dedicated one-on-one mentorship.

inspiring success beyond graduation

Nearly one-fourth of DGL graduates continue with Young Life as full-time staff members, some recently advancing to senior level leadership roles.

Others embark on professional careers in a wide variety of fields including education, medicine, engineering, finance, business, legal and social work.

Many Developing Global Leaders go on to become regular financial supporters of Young Life while some also stay involved as local volunteers.

Nearly one-fourth of DGL graduates continue with Young Life as full-time staff members, some recently advancing to senior level leadership roles.

Others embark on professional careers in a wide variety of fields including education, medicine, engineering, finance, business, legal and social work.

Many Developing Global Leaders go on to become regular financial supporters of Young Life while some also stay involved as local volunteers.

change a life. change a nation.

DID YOU KNOW?

Many of our most recent students are still awaiting sponsors.

Click an image below to be redirected to a new page where you can read more about each student and filter the list by country and/or field of study.

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