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YWAM Training Schools Reference Form
Youth With A Mission (YWAM) is an international, interdenominational Christian mission organization. Founded in 1960, YWAM now has centers in over 1,200 locations in over 170 countries. Its purposes include training, challenging and equipping Christians to fulfill Christ’s command to “Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations.” The information you supply to us on this form will aid us in evaluating the applicant’s suitability for admission. Serious consideration will be given to your comments; therefore we ask that you complete this form carefully. The applicant cannot be considered for admission until all references are received. Your prompt attention in completing this form (within 7 days) is important. Please feel free to use additional paper to answer any of the questions. Thank you for your assistance.
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Name of the student applicant
Your First Name
Your Last Name
Please enter a valid email address
Your phone number (with area code)
Please enter a valid phone number
My relationship to the applicant (please choose one)
How long have you known this person?
More than 10 yrs
Less than 2 yrs
How well do you know this person?
In your opinion, which of the following would describe the applicant’s Christian experience?
Evaluation of Applicant’s Emotional and Spiritual Maturity:
A YWAM student must be able to adjust him/herself readily to unaccustomed living conditions and new social situations. Adjustments may have to be made as to diet, social customs, climate changes, etc. Keeping in mind these challenges, please place a check next to each phrase that applies to the applicant:
Avoided by others
Tolerated by others
Liked by others
Well-liked by others
Learns and thinks slowly
Average mental ability
Alert: has good mind
Frequently causes friction
Insists on having own way
Works well with others
Responsiveness to the feelings and needs of others
Slow to sense how others feel
Understanding & thoughtful
Gets discouraged easily
Integrity & Trustworthiness
Needs constant oversight
Cannot always be trusted
Can be trusted for the most part
Proven to be completely trustworthy
(ability to inspire others and maintain their confidence)
Makes no effort to lead
Tries but lacks ability
Has some leadership promise
Outstanding ability to lead
ability to formulate,execute and carry plans to conclusion
Starts but does not finish
Does only what is assigned
Meets average expectations
Initiates & completes projects
Willingness to Serve
Reluctant to serve
Usually willing to serve if asked
Eager to serve as needed if asked
Regularly serves without being asked
Overall, what do you consider to be the applicant’s strengths?
To your knowledge, what is the applicant’s home life and family relationships like?
What are the applicant’s attitude towards authority, leadership, and/or structure (i.e.rules)?
Is the applicant financially responsible?
If No, please explain
Does the applicant display high moral standards in his/her relationships?
If No, please explain
Has the applicant now or ever had involvement with:
the occult/new age/witchcraft
If you checked any of the above, please explain
Describe any significant mental or emotional health issues the applicant has faced.
Please comment if the applicant has proven on any occasion to be unreliable, dishonest, or of questionable character?
Please add any other relevant remarks that you think we should know about the applicant
What is your overall evaluation of the applicant’s promise as a YWAM student? (choose 1)
Is definitely unsuited
Is not suited at this time
Is an average prospect
Is a good prospect, but I do have some reservations
Is an above average prospect
Is an exceptional prospect
I certify that that the contents of this confidential reference are correct to the best of my knowledge.
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