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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

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 Males that are attending High School and African American young men currently attending college or trade school.

  2. You do not have to be a member of this church to apply.

  3. Scholarships are for the Fall of 2023.

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

  5. Total Scholarship Awards are $2,500.

$1,500 for African American High School Males accepted to college or a trade school


$1,000 for African American Males currently attending college or a trade school.

Fill out the documents linked below and follow the instructions.

Application MUST be postmarked or received in the church office by 5:00pm April 29th, 2023.
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

Scholarship Questions

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