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Urban League of Nebraska Scholarships

The Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship is awarded to assist graduating high school seniors in pursuit of post-secondary education.

Click here for the Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship application.

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.

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

The application deadline for 2016 has passed.

For more information regarding the scholarship program, please contact Tyrone Marshall, (402) 451-1066 x134 or

Click here for the Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship application.*

*Do you have an older version of Microsoft Word? Click here for the application for Microsoft Word 1997-2013.  Double-click a checkbox for the option to check or un-check a box.

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