How to Apply

To apply to our 2021 virtual program, click here!

Application Process:

  1. Our application for our online session will be live in March.
  2. Necessary Information:
    1. Youth Personal Information
    2. Parent Information
    3. Application Essay: What does holiness mean to you? How do you foresee your faith interacting with your dream career?
      (Please keep essays to 350-500 words)
  3. Application fee is $25 and can be paid on the online application. Application deadline is May 30, 2021.
  4. A representative from Light the World! will be in contact via email within 14 business days to notify you regarding acceptance into the program.

Registration Process:

  1. All registration materials will be emailed once application has been accepted.
  2. Registration payment of $125 must be received by June 5, 2021.
  3. For more information see the Light the World! 2021 Participant and Guardian Handbook which will be uploaded when available.
  4. Complete necessary form by June 5, 2021:
      1. Forms will be uploaded here when available


This program is funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. and additional donors generously contribute to our growth.

These sponsorships have allowed us to ensure that cost does not deter anyone from attending Light the World.

If you are in need of financial assistance, email to inquire.

Who to contact with questions?

For any remaining questions, call the Program Director at (202) 319-6524 or email