Applications open for the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy
Cyril Josh Barker | 8/9/2018, 12:40 p.m.
High school students around the country can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.
Entering the search for its next class of Dreamers, Disney Dreamers Academy allows students to participate in hands-on, full-immersion workshops related to a variety of career paths, ranging from animation to zoology. Each participant learns important skills such as communication techniques, leadership values and networking strategies.
The event takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida in March 2019. Dreamers are taken both onstage and behind the scenes, where Disney theme parks become “classrooms.”
Disney Dreamers are exposed to motivational speakers and celebrities who share their stories and provide insight on how to achieve success. Dreamers have the opportunity to cultivate relationships with other students from across the nation while they gain firsthand knowledge from Disney experts, entrepreneurs and executives.
Applicants must answer essay questions about their personal stories and their dreams for the future. Students are selected based on a combination of attributes, including a strong character, positive attitude and determination to achieve their dreams.
Select Disney Dreamers, along with a parent or guardian, will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Walt Disney World Resort, where they will participate in sessions as they are surrounded by the creativity and innovation represented in Disney theme parks around the world. Disney Dreamers Academy will take place March 21 to March 24, 2019.
Steve Harvey along with ESSENCE and Walt Disney World Resort will host the selected Dreamers during their four-day power-packed career and educational exploration.
Applications are open to U.S. high school students, ages 13 to 19, until Oct. 31, 2018. A distinguished panel of leaders will judge the applications.
Go to DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to apply. Follow the Dreamers on Facebook.com/DisneyDreamersAcademy or on Twitter.com/DreamersAcademy for more information.