1st Place – $2500 Scholarship

2nd Place – $1500 Scholarship


3rd Place – $1000 Scholarship

Bonus – Two $500 Scholarships (Top placed brackets from participants who are friends/family of student applicants.


*A student must have a current application on file with APESF and NOT currently be receiving ESA funds to receive their scholarship.

1. Each family can enter one bracket per student who has a current application with APESF.


2. APESF families can invite as many friends to enter one bracket to particpate for the $500 scholarship prizes for their student. (*Invited friends can only submit one bracket).  


3. Each participant must complete and submit “Entry Form ” below with their full name, name of student, name of their bracket, and email address with which they wish to be contacted if they win.


4. Entries must be completed before tipoff of the first game of the tournament on March 16. 


5. For a student to be eligible to win a scholarship, they must have a current application on file with APESF and NOT currently receiving ESA funds.

Step 1: Fill out a short form by clicking below.


Step 2: Click the “Enter Challenge” button below to join the pool. We are using ESPN as the platform for this challenge which requires you to have a free account. If you don’t already have one, it only takes 30 seconds to create one. (Pro Tip:If you have a Disney+ account, you use the same login for ESPN.)  

Step 3: Fill out your bracket when they become available on March 12th.


Step 4: Invite friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, etc. to enter to win a scholarship for your child by sharing this page.

Questions can be sent to marchmadness@apesf.org.

TIP: Use the ESPN Tournament Challenge app!