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Are you a Philadelphia girl entering grades 9-12? Apply for full funding for Maleek Jackson Fitness Boxing Gym year-round boxing tuition.

Scholarship from the Ellis Trust Fund for Girls 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