How to Apply

2020 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 The Incentive Award 

• Students who are awarded will receive a check for $350 at our annual awards ceremony in September 2020! *
3) Ways to apply: All Applications are due by midnight June 30th!
1. Go to then “How to apply” and go to the new electronic application/ “On-line Application” Your essay and letters of recommendation will need to be ready to attach. You will not be able to re-enter the application once you start.
2. Go to then “How to apply” and print a paper application 
3. Get a paper application from your school or a community person

To print paper application2020 paper application

Don’t delay!

If you have questions please contact your school representative or email us at

*Planned activities for August & September are subject to change due to Public safety protocols*


How to Apply