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2020 Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship Program

 We are pleased to announce that our 2020 Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship Program is now OPEN! 

We are proud to continue this long standing and excellent accomplishment of supporting Milwaukee students with their higher educational endeavors.  This year we will be awarding three $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors!


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 or university (graduating Senior) for the Fall 2020 enrollment period
  • Applications are NOW due by Saturday, May 30, 2020

Please find the 2020 online application by clicking the link HERE

Please direct questions to MULYP Scholarship Committee Chair, Michelle Brown, at


Meet our 2019 Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship winners!

Back Row: (left to right)

Dione Javius, Ethan Wright, and Amanda Jenkins

Front Row:  (left to right) Tiffany Henry, Jordan Roman, Milwaukee Urban League President & CEO Dr. Eve Hall, and Sean Lowe

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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