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    I Am Empowered Scholarship Application
    Posted on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:50 PM

    APPLICATION FOUND HERE

     

    The Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPN-ULEM) is pleased to award its I AM EMPOWERED scholarship to individuals in the Greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts areas who are empowering their community and committed to professional and leadership development. Recipients of this scholarship demonstrate the core values of the National Urban League (NUL), the Urban League of Eastern MA (ULEM) and YPN-ULEM through service, leadership, and excellent character. Recipients will use this award to enhance and advance their education, professional and leadership or personal development goals.

    ELIGIBILITY:

    Young Adult Applicant

    • Must be current high school senior or GED recipient
    • Accepted at an accredited college or university in pursuit of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree
    • Must be resident of Eastern MA
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, based on a 4.0 scale, at time of submission. Students not on a 4.0 scale must have a B average or better.

    Young Professional Applicant

    • Must be resident of Eastern MA
    • Accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in pursuit of an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, based on a 4.0 scale, at time of submission. Students not on a 4.0 scale must have a B average or better.
    • While a current membership in good standing of YPN-ULEM is not required, it is encouraged.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Completed application
    • Resume
    • Completed Typed Essay
    • Acceptance Letter and/or Invoice from selected college/university Bursar’s Office for current enrollment
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation (one professional/school, one personal, both non-related)
    • Young Adult Applicant: Official High School Transcript or Verified Average GED score of 3000
    • Young Professional Applicant: Official College/University Transcript of current or last attended program
    • Application must be received IN FULL and postmarked no later than Sunday, March 26, 2017, 11:59 PM.

    SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:

    • Recipients will receive an award in amounts of up to 0.00
    • The award presentation will be presented at YPN-ULEM’s 1st Annual I Am Empowered Scholarship and Awards Brunch to take place Sunday, April 9th, 2017 at the Best Western Adams Inn – Quincy, MA.
    • Attendance at the brunch is required to receive the award. Recipients will receive three (3) complimentary tickets, one for the recipient and two for accompanying guests.
    • Rewards will be distributed directly to the college/university after final verification of current enrollment in August 2017.

    Application DEADLINE: Sunday, March 26, 2017, 11:59 PM

    APPLICATION FOUND HERE