San Jose Applicants

 2013 R2L NextGen student
participants at the WWII Memorial.

CHCI's R2L NextGen Program is an exciting opportunity available to students from select geographic areas. This page can provide you more information for San Jose, California students interested in applying for the program.

I live in the San Jose area. How do I know if I'm eligible?
In order to be eligible to apply, students  must reside in Santa Clara County.

While attendance at the San Jose Ready to Lead event is not required in order to apply, attendance at Ready to Lead will be considered during the selection process. For more information about Ready to Lead, click here.

In addition to meeting the geographic requirements, students must:

  • Be a current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student
  • Demonstrate interest in learning more about civic engagement

All individuals are welcome to apply. However, preference is given to individuals with financial need.

While we do require applicants share their grades and a copy of their transcript, there is no minimum GPA requirement to apply.

Interested in applying? Visit and complete the application named "R2L NextGen - San Jose Applicants." Deadline Extended - Applications are due Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.   That's 8:59 pm Pacific Time.

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