Westchester Black Scholars

Becoming a Black Scholar

Students selected for the Black Scholar of Westchester epitomize the highest level of scholarship and achievement.  We welcome your expression of interest in a Black Scholar nomination.  

Students are selected as Black Scholars based on the cumulative GPA during all years of high school.  A 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required to qualify for this recognition.  Recommendations are solicited from high school principals and guidance counselors for scholar candidates.  If you, a relative or an acquaintance have an academic record that meets these qualifications to be named as a Black Scholar of Westchester, we encourage you to print the following announcement and share it with your principal and guidance counselors, and ask that they submit your nomination to the address below:


Black Scholars Community Partnership Initiative
c/o Urban League of Westchester
61 Mitchell Place
White Plains, NY  10601

Participating High Schools

Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel

Archbishop Stepinac

Early College High School

Iona Prepatory

Lakeland
Maria Regina 
Mount Vernon 
New Rochelle 
Peekskill

Port Chester

Rye Country Day

Salesian

Saunders & Technical
Soundview Preparatory

Thornton
Tuckahoe 
Ursuline

Valhalla 
Walter Panas 
White Plains  
Yonkers

Contact

61 Mitchell Place

White Plains, NY 10601

T: 914-428-6300
F: 914-428-6358

 

Our Partners
National Urban League
United Way
Westchester Gov

Empowering communities. Changing lives.

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