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2018 Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship

Thanks to the support of our membership, Dating Game event, and our sponsors we are awarding three $1,000 scholarships to Milwaukee-area high school students headed to college. The application period is now closed. 

The application period is now closed. Check back for next year's application in early March 2019.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a resident of Milwaukee and enrolled in a Milwaukee County high school
  • Be of African-American descent
  • Must have cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Applicants must submit a document of acceptance into an accredited, four-year undergraduate program or two-year college (graduating Senior) for the Fall 2018 enrollment period
  • Be available to attend the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals General Body Meeting and Awards Ceremony on May 17, 2018

Download the 2018 Wesley L. Scott Scholarship Application here. Questions or concerns can be directed to the Scholarship Committee Chair, Tiffany Henry, at Tiffany.Henry@tmulyp.org. 

About Dr. Wesley L. Scott

Dr. Wesley L. Scott was the Executive Director (President & CEO) of the Milwaukee Urban League from 1959-1981.  During that time, Dr. Scott was a tireless advocate for equality.  He is one of the longest tenured CEOs in that position and was held in high regard throughout the greater Milwaukee community.  The former Milwaukee Urban League headquarters on Wright St. is now a senior living facility bearing his name.

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