The National Institutes of Health is now accepting applications from young adults 15 to 20 for itsMedia-Smart Youth (MSY) Teen Leaders Program.
MSY is a 10-lesson curriculum for youth 11 to 13 that explores media, nutrition, and physical activity. Throughout the program, participants analyze advertisements and make media messages of their own, try healthy snack recipes, and discover fun ways to be physically active.
MSY teen leaders commit to carrying out the program from start to finish. In return, they receive leadership experience, community service hours, and recognition from the NIH, plus training and $1,000 for program expenses.
Applications are due October 24, 2014. For more details and to apply, visithttp://go.usa.gov/pCwY.