"The Mayor’s Youth Workforce Experience creates a pathway to success by providing young adults with a chance to discover interests, build skills, and explore careers through experiences that can serve as the foundation for educational and professional success." – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
MYWE Youth Participation
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Scholar with the Mayor's Youth Workforce Experience! If you are a returning scholar please notice that the application will look different. All applicants should take the time to fill out the entire form. Please be sure to make note of your user name/email and password; this information is important to save in case you need to go back and finish.
To move your application quickly make sure you provide:
family income level
# of people in household
select a barrier(s)
This application will take you at least 30 minutes, but to be entered into this program it is worth the time! The application this year will ask for supportive documents for any applicants that are 16 years or older. If you are not 16, you do not need to upload your documents, skip that step.
Here's some things to know:
We are accepting anyone who has completed 9th Grade or is ages 16-24
The applications will take at least 30 minutes, please make time to fill it out completely
We are here to help! If you run any to issues with filling out the application, please call 225 388-9737 to speak to a live representative Monday-Friday between the times of 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Please continue to check your email as you will receive several status updates as your applications are being reviewed.