Scholarship Information

First United Methodist Church

Garden City, Kansas

 

 

            Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available in the office of the Garden City First United Methodist Church, 1106 North Main, Garden City, KS. 

 

            The First United Methodist Church scholarships are made possible through donations by individuals or groups in the church with the scholarship requirements being set by the Scholarship Committee.  Other scholarships, with their requirements set by the donors, are available.  The FUMC Scholarship Committee for the 2020-2021 school year has established the following priorities:

 

  • Priority will go to students pursuing undergraduate degrees. Post-graduate students will be considered if enough scholarships are available. 

 

  • Members of the Garden City United Methodist Church will have precedence.

 

  • The student is to be active in a United Methodist Church.

 

  • Activities in church, school and community are considered important. An emphasis should be placed on church activities, spiritual life, and financial need.  (Include in your letter)

 

  • All students with a grade point average of 2.5 or above will be considered. *

 

(6)       ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE COPIES OF LATEST TRANSCRIPTS.

A seven-semester high school transcript (or equivalent) and latest college transcript must accompany senior and college freshman applications.  Copies of college transcripts are sufficient for college sophomores or higher.

 

(7)       High school seniors, high school graduates, those with equivalent degrees, vocational students and students attending college may apply.

 

(8)       There is no limit to the number of years a student may receive a United Methodist scholarship, however, the student must re-apply each year.

 

  • Completed applications must be received by the church office ON OR BEFORE May 22, 2020. (Application must be complete to be considered for a scholarship.)

      

       Address:  First United Methodist Church

                        1106 N Main

Garden City KS  67846

 

  • The amount of the scholarships for school year 2020-2021 will be $300 per semester. The student must be a full-time student as defined by the institution they are attending.

 

(11)     The recipient will be required to send a thank you note to the church office to the donor upon receipt of the scholarship.  A photocopy of the thank you note should be submitted, along with the request for the second semester funds of $300 by January 11, 2021 before second semester distribution will be made.

 

* If there are extenuating circumstances that affect your GPA, please note in your letter.

 

Contact the church office for further information

 

 


APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY

THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

GARDEN CITY, KANSAS

(Please type or print the following information)

 

                                                                                                                                   

Name:_______________________________________________________________________

 

Current address:_______________________________________________________________

                             Street or P.O. Box                                 City                             State             Zip Code         Phone #

 

Permanent address:___________________________________________________________________

                                        Street or P.O. Box                                 City                              State            Zip Code         Phone #

 

Birth date:___________________________

 

Parent or Guardian _____________________________________________________________

 

            Address:______________________________________________________________________

 

Schools attended: High School___________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                   YRS              GPA

 

                              Vocational School______________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                        YRS               GPA

 

                              College_______________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                        YRS               GPA

 

School where the scholarship will be used__________________________________________________

 

Submit a signed typewritten letter to the scholarship committee explaining the following:

 

  1. Why I feel I should be considered for a scholarship from the First United Methodist Church in Garden City, KS.
  2. Activities in which I participated—High School to present: Church, School, & Community (Leadership roles should be included. An emphasis should be placed on church involvement and spiritual life.)
  3. The reason(s) I chose my selected school.
  4. Plans for my future—field of study and reason for selecting such.
  5. Academic honors & awards—high school and/or college.
  6. My employment history.

Note: (Include any special circumstances of which the committee should be aware.)

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE COPIES OF LATEST TRANSCRIPTS.

 

DEADLINE:  THIS APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CHURCH OFFICE

ON OR BEFORE May 22, 2020. 

Address:   First United Methodist Church, 1106 N. Main, Garden City, KS 67846)

 

 

 

FOR CHURCH OFFICE USE ONLY:

                         Date application was received_______________________________

                         By whom_______________________________________________