Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2016

Are you:


– A person who demonstrates strong potential for academic achievement

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

– A New York City resident of African-American, Latino or Native American background

– A potential 2016 high school graduate or recipient of a GED that has been accepted as a full time and first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university

– A student with a cumulative average of at least 80 or TASC/GED score of 2800


You are eligible to apply for the 
2016 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship 
presented by the New York Urban League

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NOTE: Family* members of the National Urban League and Urban League affiliate employees, as well as Advisory Board members are disqualified from entering the scholarship program.

*(Family is interpreted to mean immediate family members which include children, grandchildren and siblings).

For more information contact:
Absolute Success College Access Office
212-926-8000 ext. 141