The NYUL 2023 Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholarship application is live until March 11

The New York Urban League announced the release of the 2023 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship application. One-time scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 will be awarded to college-bound students starting college in Fall 2023.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Requirements:

New York City Residents – Applicants must live within the 5 Boroughs of NYC;

*Racial/Ethnic Minority Heritage – Applicants must identify as having at minimum 50% African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and/or Native American/Indigenous Heritage;

*Of excellent character and proven leadership ability, with a demonstrated commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities;

*Classification – ONLY Graduating Seniors, Recent High School Graduates, / High School Equivalency Diploma Recipients will be considered;

*Accepted as a full-time and first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a Baccalaureate or Associate degree for Fall 2023;

Applicants that have previously enrolled and/or taken classes, even if not completed, at any institution of Higher Education are ineligible for this scholarship award – this does not apply to Dual Enrollment Credits reflected on High School Transcripts.

The Scholarship Application window closes Saturday, March 11, 2023, @ 11:59 EST. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates will be contacted by April 19, 2023, regarding the status of their scholarship application.

Questions can be emailed to the Scholarship Committee at:

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