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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

Maria Regina 
Mount Vernon 
New Rochelle 

Port Chester

Rye Country Day


Saunders & Technical
Soundview Preparatory


Walter Panas 
White Plains  

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