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TAAA offers scholarships to black high school seniors
TAAA offers scholarships to black high school seniors

TRACY - Tracy African American Association (TAAA) places special emphasis on youth mentorship and education, and focuses nearly all of its events and activities toward fundraising to benefit its Wayne Nelson Academic Scholarship Program.

Annually, the organization awards monetary scholarships - named in honor of its late TAAA member and education advocate Wayne Nelson - to enrich educational opportunities for college-bound African American students who are graduating from Tracy high schools. TAAA has granted more than $60,000 in scholarships to date.

TAAA Education Chairperson Paul Hall encourages all African American high school seniors in Tracy to apply. Hardcopy applications must be submitted no later than Saturday, April 23, 2011.  Download the scholarship application or click on "forms" at www.TAAA.net.

Scholarships are awarded to students who apply, meet specific academic requirements, and who are entering an accredited college or university on a full-time basis. Students are to mail completed applications by April 23 to:

Tracy African American Association, LLC.
Paul Hall/Education Committee Chairperson
P.O. Box 62, Tracy, CA 95378

For further information, contact Mr. Paul Hall at phall.education@taaa.net or by calling (209) 830-3280.

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