Disney opened up applications for hgh school students to apply for their 2016 "Disney Dreamers Academy," in collaboration with Steve Harvey and Essence to inspire and motivate diversity for the program. The academy is in its ninth class of Dreamers who will participate in Disney's educational resources to fuel their dreams, discover their passions and career paths, the purpose of their passions, to explore their creativities and apply them towards inventions, innovations; and more.
Disney Dreamers Academy consist of many worshops, where students from across the nation will obtain knowledge in different skills of leadership, interpersonal and communication, skills in professionalism and applying it to succeed in careers and entreprenuership; the strategies of networking and more. The Dreamers will also be educated in learning skills of different careers such as: digital artistry and animation, engineering, different feilds of science, mathematics, technology and STEM as a whole; robotics, aspects of medicine, law and government, zoology and more.
Steve Harvey and Essence will be hosting the Disney Dreamers Academy, which is scheduled to take place at Walt Disney World Resort. The program will select 100 student to participate in the academy. Steve Harvey made a statement about his excitment and the importance of high school students' dreams and the discovery of them.
"We’ve seen 800 students come through the program, and I’m excited to find the next 100. I encourage all high school students to take the time to apply for Disney Dreamers Academy because I truly believe that a young person’s dream is more important than anything."
Essence Communication President, Michelle Ebanks also added, the empowerment Disney Dreamers Academy will instill in the students.
"Each year, ESSENCE is honored to seek out the next generation of big dreamers and welcome them to Walt Disney World Resort for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It is our privilege to take part in such an empowering youth platform that enables us to impact the leaders of tomorrow."
High School students can apply at Disney Dreamers Academy, get more information on their Facebook and Twitter social media pages. Students will be required to answer essay questions about their testimonies and what they've learned in life so far, their dreams and aspirations. The students are encourage to exemplify attributes of characters, leadership in their schools and the determination for their dreams, when they answer those questions.
Godspeed to all the applicants!