APPLY - INACTIVE
APPLICATIONS to join THE next Class of YOUNG VETS are currently closed
the Young Vets prograM is a six-year leadership development TRack that prepares high school basketball players to build a lifetime of success.
next application period:
the application timeline for a new class of YOUNG VETS will be announced in late 2019. To receive information as soon as it becomes available, complete the ‘young Vets interest form’ on this page.
please see below for information on eligibility and answers to other frequently asked questions.
To be eligible for Young Vets you must:
Be a male high school sophomore at the time of your application OR 15-16 years old
Have demonstrated interest in playing competitive basketball
Have demonstrated humility, hard-work, and strong integrity
Have demonstrated financial need
Live within 100 miles of Philadelphia (PA), New York City (NY), Chicago (IL), Miami (FL), or Los Angeles (CA).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Young Vets Program?
Young Vets is a six-year leadership development program that prepares high school basketball players to play competitively in college and build a lifetime of success through the sport.
If accepted to the program, student-athletes are required to attend six-week programs in the summers after their sophomore and junior years in high school. In addition to training twice a day during the summer program, players accepted to Young Vets will learn what they need to succeed as a student and professional off the court through a variety of hands-on learning experiences.
Upon successfully completing both summer programs, student-athletes accepted to the program will receive intensive personalized support through college and into their professional lives.
Where is the Young Vets Program held?
The Young Vets Program is hosted in northern California’s Bay Area at a different program site every year. The last summer program was held at Cal State East Bay, and more on the next program site will be announced later this year.
When is the NEXT Young Vets Program?
The dates for the next Young Vets Program will be released with a full application timeline in late 2019.
How much does the Young Vets Program cost?
Every youth athlete accepted to The Young Vets Program is awarded a full scholarship to cover the cost of program attendance. Participants and their families must, however, cover the cost of travel to and from The Young Vets Program site.
What if I have a question that has not been answered in this FAQ?
Please direct any additional unanswered questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.