The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. awards scholarships to students from the St. Louis Metropolitan area to support their college education and career goals.
Currently the Agency offers two scholarship programs: the Leslie Scholarship and the UMB William Robinson Memorial Scholarship.
Scholarship recipients demonstrate a range of academic fields by majoring in subjects as diverse and challenging as mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering, biology, chemistry, business, accounting, law and pre-med. Last year, 23 deserving students were awarded scholarships.
Generous donations and gifts from individuals and organizations throughout the St. Louis community are used to fund these programs. Scholarship awardees are selected based on their academic achievement, community service, character, and financial need.
To be eligible for these scholarship students must:
Be a U.S. citizen and
a resident of the St. Louis Metropolitan area. This includes St. Clair County
Be a high school graduate
Be no older than 24 years of age
Have a 2.0 grade point average or better for the Leslie Scholarship
3.0 grade point average or better for the UMB William Robinson Memorial
Participate in community/volunteer activity
accepted by a college or university
Must not be an immediate family member
of an Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis employee or an immediate family
member of an Urban League Board of Directors member
2013-2014 Scholarship Application (Word)
2013-2014 Scholarship Application
All materials, including supporting documents, must be received by the due date!
The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.
Mail or deliver completed applications to:
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
8960 Jennings Station Road
Attn: Scholarship Committee
St. Louis, MO 63136
If you are having difficulty printing from the downloads, application packets may be picked up at 3701 Grandel Square or 8960 Jennings Station Road.