High school students from the ages of 13 to 19 are invited to apply for the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy 2017 with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE. This all expense paid 4-day academy at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida will expose 100 students to different careers through hands-on and educational activities. A parent or guardian can accompany children for free.
— Disney Dreamers (@dreamersacademy) April 11, 2016
The teens will learn a lot, and have fun, too. They will be at Disney World, afterall.
How to Apply to Disney Dreamers Academy 2017
To apply, teens must answer a series of essay questions. A panel of esteemed judges will judge the essays and select the winner based one several benchmarks, including the students’ desire to pursue their dreams and the students’ character.
Planned appearances from celebrities are planned to inspire and inform the students on how they can continue to pursue their dreams. The Disney Dreamers Academy is now in it’s 10th year.
Yolanda Adams at the Disney Dreamers Academy
— Disney Dreamers (@dreamersacademy) May 24, 2016
Terrence J. Was a speaker in the Disney Dreamers Academy 2016
— Ms.CJ TRACK (@MsCJTRACK) April 21, 2016
Essence Editor-at-Large, Mikki Taylor
— Disney Dreamers (@dreamersacademy) April 15, 2016