The Urban League of Westchester is proud to work with the United Way and the Westchester County Department of Social Services to offer the Ruth Taylor Scholarship Awards to aspiring public service professionals.
The Ruth Taylor Award Fund, established in tribute to Ruth Taylor upon her retirement as Commissioner of Public Welfare of Westchester County and in recognition of her nearly four decades of outstanding service to the County in the field of social welfare and health, provides annual grants for scholarship awards, for tuition or maintenance, or both.
Information on the 2019-2020 scholarship follows and is posted on the websites of The Urban League of Westchester, United Way and Westchester County DSS each spring. Scholarships are awarded for the fall semester. Eligible individuals must be residents of Westchester County pursuing graduate level education on a full-time basis at accredited U.S. colleges or schools in social welfare or public health. Criteria used in evaluating applications are public service, financial need, and scholastic capacity.
Cover Letter and Application
Did you know that since the 2008-2009 academic year, over $125,000 in
Ruth Taylor scholarships has been awarded to 44 students from Westchester?
For more information contact: Doris Perez at 914 997-6700 x738