How to Apply

2023 Eligibility

• Qualifying Cumulative GPA is 2.5

• Must be African American 9th, 10th or 11th grade student in the following Tacoma/Pierce County school districts- University Place, Tacoma, Clover Park, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Bethel and Steilacoom.

• Students who are awarded will receive a check for $350 at our annual awards ceremony September 16, 2023

 Go to to complete 2023 on-line application.

On-line application must be completed and submitted by 12:00 July 1, 2023. 

To print a paper application, click 2023 application.  Paper application must be submitted by June 30, 2023.  If submitting by mail, must be post marked by June 30, 2023.

If you are submitting a paper application, please do not submit a duplicate on-line application.  Only one application will be considered i.e., an on-line or a complete paper application.

If you have question(s) please contact your school representative or email us at


How to Apply