OUR HOUSE Ministries to Youth

2019 Scholarship Application

Bates Memorial Baptist Church

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

     PLEASE SUBMIT COMPLETED PACKETS TO BATESEANDETEAM@GMAIL.COM NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, MAY 8th 2019

If You Need To Submit Your Completed Packet An Alternative Way, Please Contact The Bates E&E TEAM By Email   

Instruction Sheet

A Complete OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Packet Should Contain:

  • Completed and Signed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form 
  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Checklist for desired scholarship(s)
  • Typed Essay(s)
  • OFFICIAL (sealed) Transcripts
  • Recommendation(s)
  • 2019/2020 Proof of Enrollment to Post-Secondary Institution
  • Complete Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application packets are to be submitted electronically to Bateseandeteam@gmail.com. The subject line should include the name of the applicant and the scholarship(s) applied. (If you need to submit completed packet an alternative way please contact Bates E&E team by email.) Transcripts and Hardcopy Recommendation(s) must be dropped off at the 620 Lampton Street main office OHMY mailbox by May 8th at 7pm. BATES MEMORIAL OUR HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP PACKET SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN WED., MAY 8th

NOTE: 

  • Incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered for any scholarships 

  • Finalists may be asked to meet briefly with the Bates Memorial OHMY Scholarship committee

  • References may be contacted by the Bates Memorial OHMY Scholarship committee

  • Applicants can apply for all, but will not be awarded more than ONE scholarship

  • Complete and submit only one (1) Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • Please make sure the specific Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Checklist is attached to the essay and other required documents

  • Applicants are REQUIRED to attend the Marks of Excellence Ceremony of Recognition on June 12th 2019 at 7pm.

OHMY Scholarship Application Form

-Please Print Clearly-

Full Name: ___________________________________________D.O.B.___________SSN#:______________

Permanent Home Address: __________________________________________________________________

City_______________________ State ___________________Zip:________________

Home Phone: _____________________________________Mobile Phone: ___________________________

High School or Postsecondary Institution: ______________________________________________________

Email Address _______________________________________________________

High School Applicants 2018-2019:

Grade ______ Are you on par to graduate? (Circle one) Yes/No Current GPA: ______ Accumulative GPA: ______

Postsecondary Applicants 2018-2019:

Total number credit hours accumulated: ___________ Accumulative GPA ______ Classification ___________ Major/Minor ______________________________________________________________________________

All Applicants: (Please list Tenure, Positions Held, and Responsibilities)

Affiliate Clubs/Organizations: _______________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

List two (2) non-family references:

1). Name:_________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Number: ___________________________

Title/Position: _________________________________________

Affiliation: _________________________________________

2). Name:_________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Number: ___________________________

Title/Position: _________________________________________

Affiliation:

_________________________________________

Certification/Release Information:  I certify that all information provided on this form is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.  I grant permission for information regarding my grades, enrollment status, employment status, volunteer service, etc. to be released to the Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Selection Committee.  My signature below indicates authorization of release of grades, employment status, volunteer service, etc. to the Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Selection Committee.

Applicant Signature: ________________________________________________ Date: ________________

Hands of Hope Scholarship

 “And they shall keep his charge, and the charge of the whole congregation before the tabernacle of the congregation, to do the service of the tabernacle.” - Numbers 3:7 KJV

__________________________________________________________________________________

  • Active Member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church

NOTE: Must include one (typewritten) letter, on church letterhead, from ministry team leader verifying active participation in specific ministry.

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • Postsecondary Applicants: 

 OFFICIAL (sealed) transcript verifying completion of 30 undergraduate credit hours

  • High School Graduate:

 Current OFFICIAL (sealed) school transcript

  • Official proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 2.5

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc. verifying service

  • Two page, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay  

“How has being a servant to others needs positively impacted your life?” Incorporate the Bible verse Numbers 3:7 in your response.

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


The Bates Memorial

Scholarship of EXCELLENCE 

Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.  - II Timothy 2:15 KJV

  • Active member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church

NOTE: Must include one (typewritten) letter, on church letterhead, from ministry team leader verifying active participation in specific ministry.

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • 2019 High School Graduate

  • Current OFFICIAL (sealed) school transcript

  • Official proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 3.5

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc. verifying service

  • Two FULL page, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay:

“What aspects of your life personify excellence and how was excellence achieved” incorporate the Bible verse 2 Timothy 2:15 in your response.

        

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Dr. F. Bruce Williams Scholarship

For Continued Education

 “My people are ruined because they do not know what is right or true. Because you have turned your back on knowledge…….” - Hosea 4:6 MSG

  • Member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • Current postsecondary student: 

  • Currently enrolled in an Associate's, Bachelor's, Graduate, or Trade Program  

  • OFFICIAL (sealed) transcript

  • OFFICIAL proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 2.5

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc., verifying service

  • Two page, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay on the prompt:

Describe your background and life experiences to include any challenges or successes. Explain how these experiences prompted you to pursue a higher education. How has your education contributed to who you are today? Incorporate the Bible verse Hosea 4:6 in your response.

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Marks of Excellence Scholarship

 “Salt is good [an EXCELLENT thing], but if salt has lost is strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat), how shall its saltness be restored? - Luke 14:34 AMP

___________________________________________________________________________

  • Member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • Postsecondary Applicants:  OFFICIAL (sealed) transcript verifying completion of 30 undergraduate credit hours

  • High School Graduate:  current OFFICIAL (sealed) school transcript

  • OFFICIAL proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 2.75

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc. verifying service

  • Two page, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay on the prompt:

Describe your most meaningful achievements in a leadership position or while doing community service.  What lessons did you learn and how will you use them to achieve your future goals? Incorporate the Bible verse Luke 14:34 in your response.

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Blessed to Bless Scholarship

 “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with TRUE riches? - Luke 16:10-11 NIV

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  • Active Member of Bates

NOTE: Must include one (typewritten) letter, on church letterhead, from ministry team leader verifying active participation in specific ministry.

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • High School Graduate: current OFFICIAL (sealed) school transcript

  • OFFICIAL proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 2.0

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc. verifying service

  • Annual Household income of $25,000 USD or less (Please provide 2018 Tax information)

  • Two page, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay on the prompt:

Stewardship means the activity or job of protecting and being responsible for something: the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care. As a youth, what challenges in decision- making do you struggle with and how can you overcome them? Incorporate the Bible verse Luke 16:10-11 in your response.

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Elmore/Whiteside Scholarship

 “Brother and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 3:13-14 NIV

  • Active member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church

NOTE: Must include one (typewritten) letter, on church letterhead, from ministry team leader verifying active participation in specific ministry.

  • Completed Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application Form

  • 2019 High School Graduate

 

  • Current OFFICIAL (sealed) school transcript

  • Official proof of postsecondary enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Minimum Accumulative GPA of 2.0

  • One (typewritten) recommendation on letterhead from an employer or community/public service organization, etc. verifying service

  • Two FULL pages, double-spaced, typewritten, (1) inch margin, essay prompt:

What does Perseverance mean to you? Identify the struggles in your life and how you demonstrated perseverance.  Incorporate the Bible verse Philippians 3:13-14 in your response.

Bates Memorial OUR HOUSE Scholarship Application(s) Deadline Date:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019