Scholarships

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Urban League of Nebraska Scholarships are awarded to assist graduating high school seniors in pursuit of post-secondary education.

 

deadline-02 Scholarship applications must be received by the Urban League of Nebraska by March 1, 2018 by 5 p.m.

 Available Scholarships

The Urban League of Nebraska will award two different types of scholarships:

  • ULN Scholarships can be used to attend any in-state or out-of-state college or university.
  • ULN-MCC Scholarships can only be used to attend Metropolitan Community College. These scholarships are offered in partnership with MCC.

If you only plan to attend Metropolitan Community College, please only submit the ULN-MCC Scholarship application.  If you are awarded a scholarship, you will be notified which type you will receive, along with special instructions to follow before funds can be disbursed.

Eligibility

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

  • Be a current resident of Nebraska.
  • Have a current cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.
  • Have completed at least 10 hours of documented community involvement.
  • Have taken the A.C.T. or S.A.T.

Guidelines

Students must submit the following materials bound in a clear plastic report cover (stapled packets will not be accepted):

  • Typed application.
  • Cover page with color picture attached.
  • Official copy of high school transcripts or G.E.D. (General Education Diploma).
  • Two (2) letters of recommendations from persons attesting to your qualifications and motivation for attending college. Family members and relatives cannot submit letters of recommendation on the student’s behalf.
  • Typed essay stating your goals, ambitions and the reasons you should receive a scholarship. (Essays must be no less than 250 words and no more than 500 words in length.)
  • Resume
  • Additional information may be requested by the selection committee.

Submit completed scholarship application packets (including all requested materials) to:

Urban League of Nebraska, Inc.
Attn: Tyrone Marshall
3040 Lake Street
Omaha, NE  68111

Download an Application

Use links below to download the appropriate scholarship application:

ULN Scholarship

ULN-MCC Scholarship

This scholarship can be used to attend any 2-year or 4-year in-state or out-of-state college or university. This scholarship can only be used to attend Metropolitan Community College.

PDF: Click here to download a PDF of the application.  *You must download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the application.

WORD: Right-click and save a Microsoft Word version of the application to your desktop.

PDF: Click here to download a PDF of the application.  *You must download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the application.

WORD: Right-click and save a Microsoft Word version of the application to your desktop.

If you have issues using the form, please contact Michael Cich-Jones, (402) 453-9730 x117 or michael.cich-jones@urbanleagueneb.org.
deadline-02 Scholarship applications must be received by the Urban League of Nebraska by March 1, 2018 by 5 p.m.

Questions?

For more information regarding the scholarship program, please contact Tyrone Marshall, (402) 451-1066 x134 or tyrone.marshall@urbanleagueneb.org.