In DGL, we are convinced that trained, equipped, and well-mentored leaders will play strategic roles in business, politics, and other professions that will not only have an impact on the Kingdom of God but also will bring hope and creativity to the task of tackling problems of poverty in the developing world.

 

In DGL, we are convinced that trained, equipped, and well-mentored leaders will play strategic roles in business, politics, and other professions that will not only have an impact on the Kingdom of God but also will bring hope and creativity to the task of tackling problems of poverty in the developing world.

 

Students are nominated to apply to the program by their local and national Young Life leadership based on:
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • A heart to serve their community
  • Their capacity to succeed in university and influence their community after graduation
  • A history of involvement with Young Life
  • A personal relationship with Jesus
  • Economic need

 

While in the program, students are expected to:
  • Be enrolled full-time in a local university and maintain a B average or better
  • Continue serving as an excellent leader with Young Life
  • Replicate their impact by recruiting new leaders
  • Submit progress reports every six months and communicate with donors every quarter
  • Be involved in a local church
  • Participate in Young Life’s Leadership Development Training
  • Meet regularly with a mentor
A FUTURE OF POSSIBILITIES

Nearly one-third 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.

A FUTURE OF POSSIBILITIES

Nearly one-third 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.

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