YOUTH RESOURCES

Glamour's 60th Anniversary of College Women of the Year - College Juniors & Seniors:  DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Are you a junior or senior who is changing the world or making a serious impact on campus? Make sure you apply for Glamour's College Women of the Year competition!  Each year for the last 60 years, Glamour has been recognizing 10 outstanding college women—including scientists, artists, activists, businesswomen, and athletes.  Nine winners will receive $3,000, and one winner will take home the grand prize of $20,000 for her accomplishments.  You will also get a write-up in Glamour magazine!  Click here for more details and to apply:  CLICK HERE

Teens (13-20) interested in Journalism:  Apply to join the Affinity Magazine Team - THERE IS NO DEADLINE TO SUBMIT

Are you a teen between the ages of 13 - 20, who has always had an interest in journalism? Then you can join the Affinity Magazine team if you are selected! Join other teens like yourself posting articles from all over the world! Affinity Magazine allows you to get your writing published and read by thousands of people and it will be a great reference to have on your resume one day.  For more information and how to apply: CLICK HERE

Apply for the 2016-2017 Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest - CONTEST CLOSES DECEMBER 1, 2016

Lights, Camera, Save! is a teen video contest sponsored by Discover Debit, that encourages teens to educate themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely.  Students enter the contest by submitting videos to local participating banks.  These banks then choose a local winning video and submit it for judging at the national level.  

The top three national winners will receive a cash prize of $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 to fund their savings goal!  Additionally, each winner's school will receive a scholarship for a teacher to attend the 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference.

For more information, CLICK HERE

Apply to be a Disney Dreamer - APPLY THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2016

Disney Dreamers Academy will accept applications for the 2017 program beginning April 11 to October 31, 2016.  Disney seeks students with a winning combination of attributes that reflect strong character, positive attitude, and persistence to take advantage of opportunities.

Potential Dreamers must be between the ages of 13–19, live in the United States, and be enrolled in high school grades 9–12 when applying.

Apply to Steve Harvey's Disney all expenses paid Dreamer's Academy at:  www.disneydreamersacademy.com

*Scholarship App

Scholly has scholarships for high school students and current college students. Scholly's adaptive matching engine will find the scholarships you qualify for in seconds, without sign-ups or long forms that ask for your personal information.  This app costs .99 cents. You can download the app on a smartphone or tablet or click here to website the website.

*National Site for Job and Career Resources

www.quintcareers.com

*Abusive Relationship Help:  Text "loveis" to 22522

Text "Loveis" to 22522 right from your cellphone if you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and have no where to turn. This texting option is completely confidential. 1 in 3 young girls will experience verbal, physical, sexual and emotional abuse in a dating relationship. 

*Building self-esteem

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Journal - http://www.amazon.com

*Volunteer Website

Website:  Looking for volunteer opportunities?  Need high school or college credits doing volunteer work? Just looking to give back?  Put in your city, state and you can find many places to do volunteer work.

www.volunteermatch.org