ATTENTION: ALL GRADUATING SENIORS AND STUDENTS CURRENTLY ENROLLED OR ANY CHURCH MEMBER PURSUING POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
Your church supports your continuing education and awards several scholarships each year. You are encouraged to apply for one of those listed below.
The Loretta Thompson Pond Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1995 and is for graduating high school seniors who are members of this church. Criteria for the Pond Scholarship include service to the church and the community, involvement in church activities, academic achievement, and financial need.
Applicants need to complete both the Loretta Thompson Pond Scholarship Application (Pond Application) and the General Scholarship Fund Application. Two letters of reference and one essay are also required.
This scholarship is available to any church member who is either a high school senior enrolled in, or intending to study at the college, university, or graduate level, or any church member pursuing post-secondary education is encouraged to apply. Applicants need to have been accepted or are attending a college or university in order for the funds to be awarded. .
Award considerations include church involvement during and after high school. Applicants for this scholarship only need to complete the General Scholarship Fund Application (General Application)..
Applications are available on this page or by calling the church office at 799-3361. Completed applications need to be returned to the church office by Monday, March 13. If you have questions after reading the application forms, direct them to the Scholarship Committee or the Church Office.
Jeri Sides, Sally Sutton, Lee & Jane Taylor, Judy Kimball & Cindy Maddox
COMMENTS FROM RECENT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
“I would like to thank you for your amazing generosity. You all have opened many doors for me with this gift and I truly cherish it. I am a proud member of this church and am blessed to be a part of this community.”
“I want to thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. Throughout my life this church has been a safe place, giving me love and support and it means so much to me that you’ve contributed $3,000 in a scholarship toward my further education. This gift will really help ease the financial burden of school, and your continued support means the world to me.”