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2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

 SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES          

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:                                                                                                                              

 

New Beginnings Fellowship Church (NBFC) Scholarships are:

 

  • Available for one academic year to students enrolled on a full-time basis.

  • Awarded to high school seniors entering a college/university for the first time seeking an under-graduate degree.

  • Awarded to college students who received the scholarship the previous year based on available funding.

 

CRITERIA FOR APPLYING:                                                                                                                               

 

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

 

  1. Must be a member of New Beginnings for a minimum of one year at the time of application and actively involved in a ministry.  Participation in ministry will be verified by the ministry facilitator.

  2. Parent/Guardian must be a tithing member of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church congregation.

  3. Must have attained at least a 2.5 grade point average on 4.0 scale. (Applicants must provide a final official transcript from their high school.  An OFFICIAL transcript will have a school seal and is obtained from the guidance counselor or school office. Official transcripts can also be emailed from the school office to cgoodlow@newbindy.org.  No report cards/progress reports, etc will be accepted.)

  4. Must be admitted to a degree-seeking program for Fall 2021. (Applicant must provide an official letter of acceptance from college/university.)

  5. Must submit an essay explaining the following:

  1.  How will the NBFC Scholarship assist you in meeting your educational goals?

  2. How has the pandemic affected your relationship with God?

Essay must be a minimum of 300 words, double spaced using 12pt font. Use your voice in your response.

 

REAPPLYING COLLEGE STUDENTS

 

  1. Must be a member of New Beginnings at the time of application.

  2. Parent/Guardian must be a tithing member of the New Beginning Fellowship Church congregation.

  3. Must have received the NBFC scholarship in the previous academic school year.

  4. Must have attained at least a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. (Applicant must provide an original, official transcript from college/university.  An OFFICIAL transcript will have a school seal and is obtained from the School Registrar’s Office.  Transcript can be emailed from registrar to cgoodlow@newbindy.org)

  5. Copy of class registration for Fall 2021.

  6. If applicant transfers to another college/university, applicant must submit a letter of acceptance from new college/university.

  7. Must submit an essay explaining the following:

  1. How has the New Beginnings Fellowship Church Scholarship assisted you in your educational journey?

  2.  How has the college experience affected your personal relationship with God? Do you feel connected?

Essay must be a minimum of 450 words, double spaced using 12pt font. Use your voice in your response.

 

HOW TO SEND INFORMATION TO SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE:                                                  

 

  1. Application packets must be submitted via email to cgoodlow@newbindy.org or through the link on the website at newbindy.org by May 31, 2021.  Official transcripts must be emailed and received no later than May 31, 2021.

  2. All eligibility requirements must be met.  Applicants will not be notified if the package is incomplete.  Failure to provide all required documents will result in denial of scholarship.

Please review the scholarship checklist requirements before applying.