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Scholarship Application

New Hope Church
33640 Michigan Avenue
Wayne, Michigan 48184
(734) 728-2180
newhopewayne@comcast.com
Rev. Dr. Virgil Humes, Pastor

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

PURPOSE

The New Hope Church College Scholarship Program exists to promote education beyond high school. Scholarships  may be awarded annually to members of New Hope Church who are entering their first, second, third or fourth year of an accredited college or university on a full-time basis. Generally, scholarships are awarded based upon academic performance, writing skills, church involvement and other extracurricular activities. Funds for scholarships are provided solely by donations from generous church members and other donors; annual scholarship amounts are based upon the amount of available funds and the number of eligible applicants.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for a college scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1.  Must be a member of New Hope Church for at least six (6) months; and
  2.  Must be enrolled, and working toward a degree, at an accredited college or university as a full-time 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student; and
  3.  Must have established and maintained at least a 2.0 (“C”) grade point average (GPA).  For 1st year college students, final overall high school GPAs will be considered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants that meet the Minimum Eligibility Requirements must submit a complete “College Scholarship Application Packet” no later than Saturday December 7, 2019- No Exceptions!

College Scholarship Application Packet  includes:  1) a fully completed College Scholarship Application;  2)  an Essay on one (1) of the topics specified in the College Scholarship Application ; 3) at least three Written References Letters;  and 4) the following attachments:

Required Attachments for 1st Year College Students (Copies are acceptable)

    1. College Acceptance Letter
    2. High School Report Card which shows applicant’s final GPA  and last card marking GPA
    3. Current class schedule or other documentation that shows applicant’s “full-time” college status

Required Attachments for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Year College Students (Copies are acceptable)

        1.   College Report Card which shows applicant’s GPA for the most recent card marking
        2.   Documentation of applicant’s overall college GPA to date
        3.  Current class schedule or other documentation that shows applicant’s “full-time” college status

How and Where to Submit Completed Application Packets

All College Scholarship Application Packets must be submitted by hand-delivery, mail or email to:

Via Email:                                      newhopewayne@comcast.net
(Note: the word “church” is not included in the email address.)

Via Hand-Delivery                 New Hope Church
Or Mail:                                       Attention:  Scholarship Committee
                                                         33640 Michigan Avenue
                                                         Wayne, Michigan 48184
                                                         

 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DECISIONS

The New Hope Church Scholarship Committee is responsible for all decisions pertaining to college scholarship awards. College scholarship award decisions will be based upon the quality and completeness of Scholarship Information Packets submitted by applicants that meet the Minimum Eligibility Requirements. Applications submitted by applicants that do not meet the Minimum Eligibility Requirements may not be considered.

All scholarship award recipients will be notified of their award. Scholarship award decisions may also be announced during a Sunday worship service.

 MAKING DONATIONS

No church monies are budgeted or designated for the College Scholarship Fund. Rather, funds are provided solely through the generosity of New Hope Church members and other donors. If you are interested or if you know of anyone who may interested in donating to the College Scholarship Fund, please contact New Hope Church at (734) 728-2180 or newhopewayne@comcast.net

 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Please Type or Print

APPLICANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name___________________________________________________________

Name of Parent/Guardian(s)__________________________________________

Street Address_______________________City_______State______Zip________

E-Mail Address____________________________________________________

Telephone Numbers (Home)____________(Cell)___________________________

Birth Date_______________________________________________________

How long have you been a New Hope Member?_____________________________

 APPLICANT’S SCHOOL INFORMATION

1st Year College Students Answer This “School Information” Section Only:

High School Attended_______________________________________________

Date of High School Graduation _________________Final High School GPA_______

College/University Applicant Attends — include School Name, City, and State

______________________________________________________________

Number of Credit Hours you will take during the full school year_________________

Anticipated Degree (e.g., Bachelor of Science)______________________________

Anticipated Major Field of Study_______________________________________

 2nd, 3rd & 4th Year College Students Answer This “School Information” Section Only:

Name, City & State of College/University you will be attending in the fall

_______________________________________________________________

In the fall, will you start your 2nd____ 3rd______ or 4th_________ year of college?

(Mark the year that applies)

Total number of College Credit Hours you will take during the full school year_________

Total number of College Credit Hours you have earned to date___________________

Declared or Anticipated Degree (e.g., Bachelor of Science)_______________________

Declared or Anticipated Major Field of Study________________________________

Overall College GPA_________________________________________________

Most Recent Card Marking College GPA ________________________________

APPLICANT’S HONORS/AWARDS

For 1st year college students only: List any honors or awards you received during high school and, if applicable, the beginning of your first year of college.

For 2nd 3rd & 4th year college students only: List any honors or awards you have received while attending college.

For each honor/award, include the name, date received and reason for the honor/award. Attach additional page(s), if needed.

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

APPLICANT’S CHURCH INVOLVEMENT

List any New Hope Church or another church’s ministries or other programs in which you are currently or have been an active member. Include name of church, dates of your active participation/membership and how you actively participated. Attach additional page(s), if needed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

APPLICANT’S OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

List any other extracurricular activities, including paid employment, internships, clubs, organizations and/or special interests with which you are currently or have been actively involved. Include dates of your active participation/membership and how you actively participated. Attach additional page(s), if needed.. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

APPLICANT’S ESSAY

The essay must be typed, on at least two full length letter-size (8-1/2” x 11”) pages, with double spacing, and attached to this College Scholarship Application.

Write an essay that responds to one (1) of the following questions – be sure to respond to all parts of the question:

  • If you were living when Jesus lived on earth and you had the opportunity to spend one hour
    with Him, what would you talk about? What questions would you ask Him? What information
    about yourself would you share with Him? Explain your answers in detail.
  • Every 10 years, the U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. The next census will be held next year, in 2020. The date collected is used to determine the number of congressmen and congresswomen each state has. It is also used to determine how billions of federal dollars are distributed to states and cities. However, many individuals and families do not complete their census forms and, consequently, they are not counted in the census.How will you persuade your family members and friends to complete a census form in 2020?
  •  Aside from food, clothing and housing, what one thing could you not go a day without?
    Explain in detail what you value most in life.

SPECIAL NOTE:  AN APPLICANT MAY NOT CHOOSE A QUESTION THAT HE OR SHE ADDRESSED PREVIOUSLY.

APPLICANT’S REFERENCES

Provide at least three (3) letters from references – letters must be from academic, work or extra-curricular activity references and must have been written within the last year (that is, not before November 2018). One exception — 1st year college students may use reference letters written during their junior and/or senior high school years.

ANY OTHER INFORMATION APPLICANT CHOOSES TO PROVIDE
Provide any other information you think is relevant to your College Scholarship Application and would like the Scholarship Committee to consider. Attach additional
page(s), if needed.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE

_______________________________                                                        ______________________
Signature                                                                                                              Date

 

If applicant is younger than 18 years old, applicant’s parent/guardian must also sign.

APPLICANT’S PARENT/GUARDIAN’S SIGNATURE

____________________________________                                                                             ______________ 

Signature                                                                                                                                         Date

____________________________________

Print Parent/Guardian’s Name

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