Frequently Asked Questions
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Is CLYLP hosting multiple programs in 2021?
Who should apply?
10th and 11th grade students in California who are interested in participating in meeting other CA students, hearing guest speakers, participating in workshops and learning more about their culture. Read more about the CLYLP Mission here.
What is the cost to attend a CLYLP Program?
All CLYLP programs are FREE of cost to students and their families. Any student who does not have access to a device/internet can request support or accommodations which will be considered on a case by case basis.
What grade level must students be in to apply?
I don’t identify as Chicano or Latino, can I apply?
What is the deadline to submit my application?
I participated in CLYLP Digital 2020, am I eligible to apply in 2021?
Yes. If you participated in CLYLP's Digital program in 2020 you may apply for 2021.
What will the program schedule be like?
The program will take place on the following dates and times. Full schedule will be provided to accepted students closer to the conference dates.
Friday, July 16, 6PM-7:30PM - Welcome and Introductions
Saturday, July 17, 9AM-2PM - Various speakers, workshops, presentations and familia time. Breaks will be scheduled.
Sunday, July 18, 9AM-2PM - Various speakers, workshops, presentations and familia time. Breaks will be scheduled.
Wednesday, July 21, 6PM-7PM - Familia Time
Saturday, July 24, 9AM-2PM - Various speakers, workshops, presentations and familia time. Breaks will be scheduled.
Sunday, July 25, 9AM-2PM - Various speakers, workshops, presentations and familia time. Breaks will be scheduled.
How do I create an account to submit my application?
I am having trouble signing up for an account, what can I do?
Nickname, Username, Email, and should all be the same email address
Password must have a minimum of 8 characters and use both numbers and letter
I’m having trouble accessing the application after creating my account, what can I do?
The “submit application” area will be visible within 24 hours of creating your account. Please wait a minimum of 1 hour after creating your account and return to the application screen. If needed, log out and log in.
If after 24 hours you do not see the “submit application” area, email firstname.lastname@example.org for support
Can I edit my application after I submit?
Can recommenders send their forms directly to CLYLP?
If you are applying online, you must upload the form from your recommender with your application before submission.
If you submit a paper application via U.S. mail, you must mail the form from your recommender in the same envelope as your application. The recommendation letter can be sealed in an envelope within the application packet, or simply placed in the packet.
Can both my recommenders be educators or community leaders, or do I have to have one of each?
How do I submit my transcript?
If the student is applying online, the student must scan the transcript into a PDF file and upload it to the online application. If the transcript came in a sealed envelope, the document must be opened.
If the student is submitting a paper application via U.S. mail, the student must mail the transcript (if it is sealed in an envelope, keep it sealed) together with the rest application materials.
What is the status of my application?