This scholarship program is designed to encourage young ladies to embrace their diversity and culture while pursuing higher education goals. Juneteenth Speaks believes it is important to assist young ladies in their educational aspirations while showcasing women of color in a way that inspires the youth to see young black women represented on a national pageant platform. Our scholarship program gives young ladies the opportunity to be a role-model nationally and celebrate their culture.
● Age: 15-18
● Minimum GPA of 2.5
Miss Juneteenth Grand Prize Includes:
- $1,500 Prize Money
- One-year contract with Arquette & Associates Model Agency.
- Formal Gown custom-designed by Vandalism Designs by Troe Williams
- Various gifts including; a tiara, crown, “Miss Juneteenth Minnesota” sash, bouquet, and scepter
First Runner-Up Prize Includes
- $1,000 Prize Money
- Consultation with Casting Director Barbara Shelton of Bab’s Casting
- various gifts including “First Runner Up” Sash
Second Runner-Up Prize Includes
- $500 Prize Money
- Consultation with MsDenishia of TOP MODEL COACH
- and various gifts including “Second Runner Up” Sash