Urban League Scholarship Deadline Approaches

By: Urban League of Northwest Indiana Last Updated: June 3, 2019

Urban-League-NWI-LogoThe Urban League of Northwest Indiana has announced that graduating high school students may apply for four additional academic scholarships. The deadline is Monday, June 24, 2019. Hard copy or electronic applications should be submitted to the Urban League c/o Stella Simpson, 3101 Broadway, Gary IN 46408 or at ssimpson@ulofnwi.org. Representatives of the Urban League will deliver copies of the applications to each school.

Love Laila Scholarship: $1,000 is available to an African American senior residing in Gary or Merrillville who is pursuing a bachelor degree in nursing. Must provide an acceptance letter to a 4 year college.

Shalonda D. Crump Scholarship: $500.00 is available to a student attending a Gary school who plans on majoring in criminal justice or law.

Tiana S. Clark Scholarship: $500.00 is available to a student attending Thea Bowman Leadership Academy. Must submit an essay on “Why it is important to be resilient, and how you have overcome a challenge in life or school.”

Joseph Trent Morrow Scholarship: $2,500.00 is available to a student residing in Gary, Hammond or East Chicago who will attend Indiana University Northwest or Indiana University Bloomington and who is interested in pursuing a career in law or banking.

Other criteria for the scholarship will be found on the application.

For further information, check the Urban League website at www.ulofnwi.org and click the Education Tab, pick up applications at the office located 3101 Broadway, or contact Stella Simpson at 219-887-9621.