Thank you to everyone who submitted an application to the 2020 Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship Program!
We will announce the 2020 Recipients soon!
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:
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
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.