Elizabeth Wesley Incentive Awards Program

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Amount
Awarded

$350

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Elizabeth Wesley Program

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 100 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  3. Must be enrolled in a junior or senior high school in one of the following school districts in Tacoma/Pierce County, WA: Bethel, Clover Park, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Tacoma, or University Place.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be African American.
  6. Must be a student in grades nine through eleven.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award program is offered to African-American students in grades nine through eleven who attend schools in one of the following school districts in Tacoma/Pierce County, Washington: Bethel, Clover Park, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Tacoma, or University Place. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the Elizabeth Wesley Incentive Awards Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter (3)
  • Essay
Additional Information: Each applicant will be evaluated on the following: the quality of his/her school transcript and the extent to which it reflects an improvement in the previous year's grade point average in mathematics, science, and English courses; the degree to which he/she is involved in school activities; the scope of his/her involvement in community activities; and the content of his/her letters of recommendation. All recipients must participate in a recipient orientation on a date to be announced later. Recipients must also attend the awards ceremony.

Award Amount: $350 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $350.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Applications are available on the Elizabeth Wesley Program website by clicking on the 'How to Apply' link. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following materials: a certified copy of his/her transcripts reflecting final grades of the current academic year; three letters of recommendation, one each from his/her parent or guardian, school staff person, and a community representative; an essay of 250 words or more on the topic listed on the application; and short answers to questions about the student's school & volunteer activities. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted to the Elizabeth Wesley Program by the deadline. Applications received after the closing date not be considered.
Contact: Felicia Thomas
Address: P.O. Box 110667 Tacoma, Washington 98411

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