WRT University Summer Program Interest Form 2022

The Columbus Urban League’s WRT University Career & CULture Experience is for youth ages 14-18. The program runs for six weeks, from June 20 through July 29, and includes a combination of in-person and hybrid career exploration and development programming. Through WRT University, youth can earn up to $1,500 in stipends and incentives for completing project-based learning goals, trainings, and on-site internships with local companies. TANF-eligibility may be considered during the application process.

Please note: Completion of this initial application does not guarantee admittance into the WRT University program.

Important Dates to know:
Youth Selection/Notification: May 25
Orientation Week: Starts June 13
Program Dates: June 20 – July 29

Click here to see the list of acceptable documents to submit for WRT-U

The online form is below… If you are having trouble completing these application forms online, please click here to download and complete the forms (part 1–CUL & part 2–TANF). Both forms must be completed (completing the first portion online will also prompt an email with the TANF form). If you are downloading and completing offline, note that completed forms and verification documents (income, identity and residence verification) should be emailed to youth@cul.org.

Paper versions of the forms are also available at our offices, 788 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43203. Please be sure to bring copies of your income, identity and residence verification documents. 

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      If you are having trouble completing this application form online, please see the email and/or in-person registration options at the top of this page.