2016 STUDENT Application details

Click here to download a checklist to guide your application process.  



  • January - February: 
    • BTNY will host in-person recruitment sessions at local Partner Schools, and Family Information Sessions at our network office. All applicants must attend a Family Information Session (either in-person or online).  
  • March: 
    • March 1, 2016: Part 1 Application Deadline
    • March 15, 2016: Part 2 Application Deadline
    • March 22, 2016: Recommendation Deadline 
  • April: 
    • Finalist applicants will be invited to a Student Interview Day.  
  • May: 
    • All notifications complete by May 30, 2016. 
  • June: 
    • New BTNY students begin programming.  


How to apply: 

1. By February, 2016: Attend a Family Information Session, either in person or online.  

  • In-Person Information Sessions take place at our network office (123 William Street, 4th Floor, NY, NY):
    • You must RSVP in order to attend an in-person session.  Spaces are first come, first serve.  
    • All in-person dates have reached capacity, and are no longer accepting RSVP's.  
      • Thursday, January 7, 5:30-7:00pm
      • Thursday, January 21, 5:30-7:00pm
      • Thursday, February 4, 5:30-7:00pm
      • Tuesday, February 9, 5:30-7:00pm
      • Thursday, February 11, 5:30-7:00pm  
  • Can't come in person? We offer the Information Session content online as well - click the video below:  



2. By March 1, 2016: Submit Online Application- Part 1.    

  • You must attend an Information Session - either in person or online - before applying (see details above).  
  • MARCH 2016 UPDATE:  The Part 1 Deadline has passed.  All students who applied for Part 1 will be contacted via email with more details, but we are no longer accepted new Part 1 applications.  


3. By March 15, 2016: If invited, submit Online Application- Part 2.  

  • Once you submit Part 1, we will review your qualifications.  
  • Eligible candidates will be invited to complete Part 2 of the student application.  
  • We will contact candidates via email, so please check inboxes regularly!   


4. April and May, 2016: Finalists will be invited to interview.  

  • Finalist candidates will be invited to an interview event, and must attend with a guardian.  


Questions?  Email [email protected]