Harold and Grace Miller Memorial Scholarship by Main Street United Methodist Church

An annual, renewable scholarship created by Main Street United Methodist Church, Boonville, IN, from the estate of Grace Miller to provide scholarship opportunities for the members of the church and their children.

Eligibility Criteria

Members of Main Street United Methodist Church in Boonville, IN, who have been active in church activities for at least one year and who are planning to pursue post-secondary undergraduate education at an accredited two- or four-year institution or career training  program resulting in a professional license or certificate (i.e. beautician, medical technician, skilled trade). Applicants may be graduating high school seniors or adults wishing to pursue post-secondary education.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the required “Social Principles” essay (25%); level of involvement with Main Street United Methodist Church (25%); level of involvement in community and/or volunteer service (20%); explanation of education and/or career goals (10%); financial need, based on the FAFSA EFC (Expected Family Contribution) number (10%); and the letter of recommendation addressing applicant’s evidence of faith, character, and leadership abilities (10%).

Supplemental Requirements

  • Essay (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) explaining how you are living the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church.
  • One letter of recommendation addressing applicant’s evidence of faith, character, and leadership skills. The letter should be from someone who knows the applicant well, but must not be from a family member, the church pastor, or school guidance counselor.
  • Completion of the FAFSA or FAFSA4caster.

Award Amount

To be determined.

Application Deadline

July 26, 2021

Application Access Code

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Renewal Details

May be renewable for up to four consecutive years of post-secondary education/training with verification of continued enrollment. Renewal award amounts may differ from the original award. Renewal candidates will be contacted to begin the application process during the spring semester each year.

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