Tuition Costs, Scholarships & Financial Aid
Tuition for the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) includes all housing, program materials, breakfasts and dinners, and is $2,445 for the summer 2013 sessions. NYLC staff will be at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to meet arriving students.
Round trip shuttle service between the airports above and program housing sites is available for a $50 fee. Scholars will need money only for lunches and incidentals (phone calls, snacks, etc.). Transportation to and from home and the Washington, D.C. area is not included in tuition.
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Tuition and Travel Protection Plan
To protect and safeguard the investment parents and students make in program tuition and travel costs, we strongly recommend that you take advantage of our Tuition and Travel Protection Plan offered through Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. This valuable coverage reimburses for expenses due to late or cancelled flights, replacement of lost luggage or personal items, baggage delays, illness or injury, medical expenses and many more items. To review the specific benefits included in the Tuition and Travel Protection Plan, click here, or call Nationwide Insurance toll-free at (866) 282-3987.
Sponsorships & Student Fundraising Guide
The Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC) makes every effort to assist students with gathering funds for part or all of their tuition through fundraising and scholarships.
To review our interactive Sponsorships and Student Fundraising Guide, click here. You will find helpful step-by-step instructions, customizable letters, fundraising ideas and success stories from past CYLC scholars. Don't forget to contact the Office of Admissions if you decide to fundraise all or part of your tuition to keep us updated on your progress or if you have any questions.
If you or one of your sponsors have fundraising checks to send in, please use this form to submit them. Including this form with the checks will help us to allocate the funds quickly and accurately.
The National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) is always committed to ensuring the outreach efforts of our program by awarding the highest number of scholarships possible to deserving students.
If you have received a formal invitation to summer 2013 sessions of the National Young Leaders Conference:
your scholarship application deadline is Friday, May 17, 2013.
You will need your Student ID (located on your Enrollment Application and in your Enrollment Confirmation Materials) and a valid e-mail address to log in and complete the scholarship application.
Scholarship applicants should expect e-mail notification of the review results within two weeks of the scholarship deadline. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Admissions.
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