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    Phoenix Union High School District
    Black Alliance
    2020 HBCU Tour
    Spring Break 2020 (March 9-13)


    Application Packet


    Questions or Concerns

    Contact:  Ms. Sandra Jenkins at sjenkins@phoenixunion.org


    Student Criteria and Expectations

    PXU students have the opportunity to apply for an all-expenses-paid scholarship for the Spring 2020 HBCU Tour sponsored by Phoenix Union High School District Black Alliance and the Burton Foundation.

    See eligibility criteria below:

    • PXU graduating class 2021
    • 2.5 unweighted GPA or higher
    • Active member in a club or sport at school
    • Must participate in ACT Boot Camp at College Depot inside the Burton Barr Library on 2/1/20, 2/8/20, 2/15/20 and 2/22/20 from 9:00-3:00
    • Must attend Mandatory Pre-Tour Parent and Student Meeting (in February 2020)
    • Must participate in 2 additional college readiness events
    • A completed application including essay must be submitted by Friday, January 10, 2020 electronically to Sandra Jenkins at sjenkins@phoenixunion.org. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.





    Meet with your counselor or BSU Club sponsor(s) for more information about the tour! 
    Click on a logo below to learn more about the schools that you'll be visiting while on the tour...

  • Alabama State                 Clark Atlanta                    Florida Agriculture      




                        Fort Valley State                    Georgia Institute of Technology      



    Tuskegee University                                      spelman