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Ruth Taylor Scholarships

The Ruth Taylor Scholarship Awards

United Way is proud to work with the Westchester County Department of Social Services and the Urban League to offer the Ruth Taylor Scholarship Awards to aspiring public service professionals.

The application for the 2023-24 scholarship can be downloaded below. The deadline for all materials to be submitted is Friday, June 2, 2023. 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.



Did you know that since the 2008-2009 academic year, over $196,000 in Ruth Taylor scholarships has been awarded to 72 students from Westchester?

For more information contact: Melissa Preudhomme at 914-997-6700 x706 or via email at

The Ruth Taylor Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for the 2022-23 academic year: Tara Battersby of Tuckahoe, Sarah Cassidy of White Plains, and Dobbs Ferry residents Betsey GoldwasserMaura Knackstedt, Denisse Nunez, and Nakeah Wade.