Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Eligible Candidates must meet the requirements below:
Possess an unweighted academic average of C+ or better (2.5 on a 4.0 scale).
Be a graduating high school senior, or current student enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, university, or school for skilled trades.
Complete a one-page essay explaining why you chose your field of academic endeavor.
Have verifiable volunteer experience within the past two years (not mandatory but a plus).
Have membership and/or leadership experience in school or a service organization (not mandatory but a plus).
Provide an official transcript or an original copy of the most recent report card.
Provide copy of acceptance letter(s) of the accredited college, university, or school for skilled trades.
A one-page essay, not to exceed 500 words, explaining how you envision your involvement in your community professionally, civically and/or socially after graduation. -- Essays must be typed double spaced in 12-point font – Times New Roman.
Two letters of reference from nonfamily members including but not limited to teachers, pastors, counselors, or employers (one listing volunteer experience would be a plus). - A user-friendly application is available at www.UrbanLeague.com
Interview of the five (5) finalists via Zoom.