This scholarship is in the name of Jack Trice. John G. Trice (May 12, 1902 – October 8, 1923) was a football player who became the first African American athlete for Iowa State College. Trice died due to injuries suffered during a college football game against the University of Minnesota on October 6, 1923. He is the namesake for Jack Trice Stadium, Iowa State's football stadium. The foundation strives to continue his legacy and embodies, community, family, and education.
This scholarship is for students entering college/university or trade school in the Fall. The amount varies for trade, programs, 2-year colleges or 4-year universities but will be no less that $1,500 each year while attending. There is an essay requirement based on the letter that Jack Trice wrote the night before his final football game.