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Event:
Universal Teen Scholarship Program
Start:
January 16, 2016 2:00 pm
End:
April 16, 2016 6:00 pm
Organizer:
Women of Color
Phone:
904-635-5191
womenofcolorcf@comcast.net
Updated:
December 12, 2014
Venue:
WJCT – Women of Color Cultural Foundation
Phone:
904-683-1757
Address:

100 Festival Park Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32202, United States

UTSP Application 2016 Universal Teen is a scholarship based program established by the Women of Color Cultural Foundation, Inc. (WOCCF). The purpose of the program is to provide a supportive and congenial environment for self awareness, personal growth and respect for others from diverse backgrounds. The program helps to nurture and build positive scholastic achievement, creativity, healthy living and community involvement. It also promotes self confidence, poise, and effective communication skills. The objectives are to:

  • Provide a forum to teach life skills (e.g., career essentials, financial management, social awareness, etc.)
  • Promote awareness of cultural diversity and respect for human differences
  • Empower young men and women to realize and embrace their inner beauty and self worth
  • Provide financial assistance for post high school education

Young men and women currently enrolled in high school may compete for scholarship money.  Participants of this program  must live or attend school in the First Coast of Florida area (e.g., Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, and St. Johns counties).  Orientation with parents and participants will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 2:00 -4:00 p.m.

Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for both male or female participants. Universal Teen – $2,000*; Second Place – $1,000*; Third Place – $750*; Fourth Place – $500* *Scholarship recipients are required to send a scholarship “request” letter to the organization along with a college acceptance letter. Scholarships are made available in the name of both the participant and the college of which they have been accepted. Mr. or Miss Universal Teen must attend selected WOCCF functions.