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Brookland Baptist Church Scholarship Application

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND PARENTS

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AWARDS
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO PLAN TO ENROLL IN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THECURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY BASED UPON DATA LISTED BELOW.

Eligibility is as follows:

  1. Applicants must be members of the church in the last three (3) consecutive years at the time of application. Students, who are not members, but have "grown up” in Brookland Baptist Church within the last ten (10) consecutive years,” are also eligible to apply.

  2. Applicants must submit all required documentation: application, typed essay, official copy of high school transcript, official copy of SAT or ACT score, and forms verifying participation in church, high school and community organizations.

  3. Applicants must be high school graduates in the current academic year.

  4. Applicants must place all completed application materials in a sealed envelope. Then place the sealed envelope in the Scholarship Applications box located in the lobby of the administration building no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Criteria for selection include:

    1. Scholastic ability: Submit official copies of SAT or ACT scores and high school transcripts with your application.

    2. Consistent participation in church activities/auxiliaries: Submit a maximum of five (5) completed and properly signed verification forms detailing your involvement in church activities. See Attachment A.

    3. Involvement in school activities: Submit a maximum of five (5) completed and properly signed verification forms detailing your involvement in school activities. See Attachment B.

    4. Involvement in community organizations: Submit a maximum of five (5) completed and properly signed verification forms detailing your involvement in community organizations. See Attachment C.

    5. Typed essay: The essay must be double spaced on a single (1) sheet of paper and it should incorporate the roles of education and church in your life. The essay must demonstrate clarity, coherence, proper usage, mechanics, adherence to the theme, and enough details to develop the concept.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

AWARDS PRESENTED: Sunday, April 23, 2017 (Both Worship Services, Main Campus)

Scholarship applications with instructions and forms can be downloaded from the website: www.brooklandbaptist.org.


Date _____________________
Please follow instructions, print clearly and complete all information. Use the enclosed checklist to be sure all required documents are included.
Name ____________________________/___________________________________/________________

Last First MI

Address ______________________________________________________________/________________



Street Number and Name Apartment Number

City _______________________________ State _____________________ Zip Code ________________


Home Telephone Number ____________ Your E-mail Address _________________________________

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Name ______________________________________________________________

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Address: (if different from above) ____________________________________________________
Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Cell Number: _______________________
Name of High School _____________________________________________________________________
High School Telephone Number ____________________________________
Name of Guidance Counselor ___________________________________ Phone __________ Ext.______
Guidance Counselor’s E-mail Address: ____________________________________________ FAX: _____________________
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS.
1. Since what date have you been a member of Brookland Baptist Church? ______________________
A. If you are not a member, how many years have you been attending Brookland Baptist Church? ______________________

2. Do you plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning this fall? _________________________
3. Have you been accepted by accredited institutions of higher learning? ______________________

If yes, please list those institutions and attach a copy of your acceptance letter.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
4. If you have not been accepted, please list the names of the accredited institutions to which you have applied.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
5. What college or university will you probably attend? ____________________________________
A. What is your planned major? _____________________________________________________
NOTE: PLEASE SUBMIT OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, COPY OF YOUR SAT or ACT SCORES, THE COMPLETED AND PROPERLY SIGNED VERIFICATION FORMS ALONG WITH YOUR APPLICATION.

6. What is your SAT or ACT score? ___________ (Attach official copy of your SAT or ACT score.)
7. What is your GPA (grade point average)? ____________ (Please provide an official copy of high

school transcript with your application.)


8. Please list the CHURCH ministries, auxiliaries or activities that you participated within the last four (4) years including this year and attach verification forms. Attachment A

Name of Ministry, Auxiliary _______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________




9. Please list the HIGH SCHOOL organizations and extracurricular activities that you participated in the last four (4) years including this year and attach verification forms. Attachment B
Name of High School organization/activity: _______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________


10. Please list the COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS in which you have participated in the last four (4) years including this year and attach verification forms. Attachment C

Name of community organization _______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________


I HAVE SUBMITTED THE MATERIAL INDICATED ABOVE AS PART OF MY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.


I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS APPLICATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT.
IF AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIP, I agree to be a speaker during Education Day services in the future, if invited.
_____________________________________________________/_________________________________

Signature of Applicant Date

THE ESSAY

Please type a well-organized essay on the theme, “How the Church Worship Experience and Support Ministries Have Impacted My Life.” Applicants should cite personal examples of their participation in church sponsored events, academic and Christian education programs, auxiliaries, ministries, etc. to develop the theme. Essays will be evaluated according to these categories: usage and mechanics, clarity and coherence, adherence to theme, and inclusion of adequate details.


THE ESSAY MUST BE TYPEWRITTEN IN A 12 POINT FONT AND DOUBLE-SPACED ON A SINGLE (1 page only) FULL PAGE in essay format style. Margins must be 1-inch on all sides (top, bottom and sides).
Please type your name in the upper right hand corner of the page and attach it to your application.




Scholarship Committee: Mary Crawford, Tonja Eady, Neyoka Fisher, Marilyn Hopson, Janice Hoyle,

Dr. Sheila Littlejohn Meyers, Lin Johnson, LaShanda Palmer, Dr. Robert Rhinehart, Annette Sello and Sheena Thompson.

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