We raise scholarship funds from funders who support the work of nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia five-county area and in southern New Jersey.
Scholarship funds are contributed by the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, as well as by individuals and foundations. A limited number of partial scholarships through NELI are reserved for Fellows with the greatest need. No full scholarships are available.
The Scholarship application is included in the general application form. You will also need to attach a separate letter explaining why you and/or your organization are requesting scholarship support. Read application directions carefully before applying. You may apply to additional funding sources, noted below.
Find Detailed Information on Additional Funding Sources:
Three local foundations offer scholarships for leadership development:
- TD Charitable Foundation
- The Valentine Foundation
- The Philadelphia Foundation