“Through the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship, I was able to overcome the high costs associated with achieving my dream of being a college graduate. Because of my experience with NYUL, I have a passion for servicing my community through mentorship and uplifting black youth engraved in my civic DNA.” – Tequila White, Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholarship Recipient
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME!
Open Bar ⋅ Complimentary Eats ⋅ Silent Auction
Come support to expand the New York Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholarship initiatives and mingle in the Party City Suites at Yankee Stadium and cheer for the Yankees!! Help a high school senior receive a life – changing scholarship to college as you spend the evening with friends, like-minded professionals, and philanthropists!
Whitney M. Young Jr impact by the numbers:
Since 1971, nearly $20 million has been awarded through WMY Jr
Over $68,000 in WMY Jr Scholarships were awarded last year
Over 4,000 college-bound students received assistance
In 2016 a total of 16 students received scholarships
Your contribution supports The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship Program
Whitney M. Young, Jr., (WMY) the Executive Director of the National Urban League from 1961 to 1971, memorializes her commitment to educational equity for young people through the NYUL legacy. Through the WMY Scholar Connect Mentoring Program scholars are paired with a NYUL Young Professional member who gives support and encouragement throughout their college experience.