First African Methodist Episcopal Church

1522 14th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Rev. Dr. Carey G. Anderson, Senior Pastor


Richard Allen Brotherhood


First AME Church



The Richard Allen Brotherhood

“MAN-UP”: Future Leaders Award

Richard Allen: A Man With A Vision For Equality

Who Was Richard Allen?


Richard Allen was a minister, educator, writer, and one of America’s, most active and influential Black Leaders. In 1794, he founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent Black Denomination in the United States. He opened his first AME Church in 1794 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


What Is the Richard Allen Brotherhood Scholarship?

  1. This scholarship is open to all African American Male high school seniors and African American young men currently attending college.  You do not have to be a member First AME Church to apply. If you meet this criterion, you are invited to apply for the RAB Scholarship for the Fall of 2021 school year.

  2. Students attending Trade or Vocational School may also apply.

  3. The award will be $2,000.

  4. This year, students are eligible to be taking classes online or on campus as fulltime students.

Fill out the documents linked below and follow the instructions.

Application MUST be postmarked or received in the church office by 5:00pm April 30th 2021
Mail to:

Ed Jefferson, RAB Scholarship Chairperson
1202 N. 10th PL
Apt. 1201
Renton, Wash. 98057

First African Methodist Episcopal Church
1522 14th Ave.
Seattle, Wash. 98122


Submit online in “Word Format” at the following email:
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Mr. Jefferson at 206.852.8997 or email him at  

Richard Allen Scholarship

Application Information

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