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GIRLS!

Are you a Philadelphia girl entering grades 9-12? Apply for full funding for Maleek Jackson Fitness Boxing Gym year-round boxing tuition. Scholarship is contingent on meeting eligibility requirements and an approved application. 


Grants from the Ellis Trust are awarded to girls who meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as female
  • Live in Philadelphia
  • Live in a household where one or both parents are absent, or mentally or physically disabled
  • Meet the family income eligibility requirements for reduced-priced lunch under the National School Lunch Program
  • Have grades of “C” or better
  • Are making academic progress toward timely graduation
  • Can prove their dependency status (name appears on their family’s tax return or Department of Human Services documentation)
  • Are in a family that does not own property other than their primary home