Scholars Academy

We rely on the generous support of our community groups, corporations, and higher education institutions to provide scholarships. See our new Scholars Academy below!

2022 Scholarship Kids


Akron Urban League Scholars Academy program provides support and guidance to Summit County scholars in grades 9-12, around their college and career path decision-making process. We aim to expand their college or career readiness skills through experiential learning, workshops, mental health supports, and mentorship sessions that provide growth and learning opportunities.

donate to the scholars academy

Your generous gift will ensure Summit County students succeed in their next chapter. Every dollar donated goes to support our program. Investing in our students makes an impact for generations! Help students reach higher and dream bigger when you donate today.

Scholars Academy Eligibility:

  • High school grades 9-12.
  • Summit County resident. 
  • A minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • more information coming soon

Scholars Academy Benefits

  • Guaranteed Scholarship Dollars
  • Potential Internships with Akron Employers
  • Engaging college readiness experiences

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Scholarships Do wonders

Are you interested in learning more about our scholarship program? Contact Ariel Whitt for general information.