Scholarship Committee

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

If you have questions or concerns, contact one of the committee members below!

Reba Cunningham

Director Christian Education

rebacunningham68@gmail.com

Kathy Wells Edwards

Scholarship Committee Chair

kwellsedwards@gmail.com

Marilyn Congress

Scholarship Committee Co-Chair

congressmarilyn1@gmail.com

Sarah Mitchell

smitchell389@gmail.com

Deidre Sims

sims.dee@gmail.com

Ed Hudson

edhudson@atg4u.com

George Armstrong

gearmstrong@netzero.net

Melonie Ware

melony.carter@gmail.com 

 

The mission of the Scholarship Committee Ministry is to provide information and resources that will benefit the high school students of New Bethlehem Baptist Church.

The primary goal of the ministry is to select, and award eligible high school students with a scholarship to assists with college expenses, as well as provide other financial information. Eligibility includes the following:

  1. The student must be a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church to apply and receive the scholarship.
  2. The student’s ministry involvement. The student must be actively involved in a New Bethlehem Baptist Church ministry of their choice for the entire school year to apply and receive the scholarship. See application for ministry participation and verification guidelines.
  3. The student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university for two consecutive semesters/terms. (Student must enroll and attend the same year of high school graduation to remain eligible).
  4. The student must submit verification of enrollment and a validated schedule by the dates listed below:
    1. If you begin school in the Summer term of your graduating year, requested documents must be received no later than June 15.
    2. If you begin school in the Fall term of your graduating year, requested documents must be received no later than October 1.
    3. REMINDER: (No retroactive disbursements will be made).

Our calendar of events and activities begin in October and culminate in June each year. See full calendar below. Events and activities include:

  1. Financial Aid Workshop – FAFSA.
  2. Annual College and Career Fair.
  3. Complete application process.
  4. Senior’s meeting with the Pastor.

The first step to apply for this scholarship is to complete the profile form below. Next, download and complete the application and return to the Church Secretary.

Below, is the Scholarship Application and the High School Senior Profile Form

Upcoming Events

We are excited about our annual College and Career Fair! Gather your friends and family and join us for a great evening with our local colleges and businesses. Our focus is on our 9-12 grade students; however, all are welcome. We can’t wait to see you there! If you have questions or concerns, contact one of the committee members.