The Walt Disney UNCF Enhanced Scholars Program

Amount:
$5,000
Deadline:
October 31, 2024
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The Walt Disney UNCF Enhanced Scholars Program is providing both scholarships and internships to high-achieving underrepresented students across the country. This program offers career readiness tools to assist students in achieving their goals in the entertainment industry through experiential learning, internship and mentorship with The Walt Disney Company during the spring semester of the coming academic year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be African American
  • Must be a college junior enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Interest in pursuing a career at The Walt Disney Company

Application Process

  1. Submission of a 500-word essay outlining career goals in the entertainment industry
  2. Upon program completion and graduation, early career placement with The Walt Disney Company may be available.

The program was created to help develop and cultivate a pipeline of African American talent poised to assume fulfilling early-career opportunities within the entertainment industry, specifically with companies like The Walt Disney Company.

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