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.

The Disney Dreamer’s Academy 2017October 31, 2016. Visit DisneyDreamersAcademy.com for further information. There is also a Twitter page for the Dreamer’s Academy at Twitter.com/DreamersAcademy.

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.

Disney Dreamers Academy 2017 (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)

Disney Dreamers Academy (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)

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 Academy (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)

Apply for the Disney Dreamers Academy 2017 (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)


Terrence J. Was a speaker in the Disney Dreamers Academy 2016

Essence Editor-at-Large, Mikki Taylor