The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The WHITNEY M. YOUNG, JR. SCHOLARSHIP, one of three scholarships available by the NYUL, is named after Whitney M. Young, Jr. who was the Executive Director of the National Urban League from 1961–1971. Young focused on gaining equality for blacks in business, politics, and improving opportunities for the urban poor. The scholarship of $3,500 memorializes Young's commitment to educational equity young people.