Scholarship Sunday, June 8, 2014, celebrates the academic achievements of Trinity United Church of Christ members who are pursing scholarly endeavors as well as those who have graduated from an educational institution in 2014.
2014 TUCC Graduate Recognition Ceremony
Trinity recognizes and honors its members who have completed elementary, high school, undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of study. TUCC member graduates are encouraged to participate in the Graduate Recognition Ceremony. In order to participate, Trinity 2014 graduates MUST submit a completed Graduate Recognition Form to the Scholarship and Education Committee by 6:00 pm on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.
2014 TUCC Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Trinity members are encouraged to apply for various church-sponsored, family and organization scholarship awards. The eligibility criteria for each scholarship are listed on the succeeding pages. Overall requirements for consideration of a scholarship award are listed below:
- Applicants MUST be members of Trinity UCC for at least one year
- Applicants may apply for only one scholarship application.
- Applicants must submit a completed Ministry Verification Form signed by an authorized ministry partner indicating current participation in the respective ministry for at least one year
- Students attending college out of town may participate in Adopt A Student as their Ministry
- Applicants must submit current official transcripts and test scores with application as specified by the respective scholarship when submitted.
- All required essays must be typed double spaced, using 12 pt. font size
- It is solely the responsibility of the applicant applying for a scholarship to ensure all required documentation is received by the deadline. Late and/or incomplete applications are ineligible and will not be considered by the committee.
Renewable Scholarship Requirements
- Applicants may reapply for scholarships designated as renewable for up to the specified years of renewal excluding the initial scholarship award. Use Renewal Application Form for renewal consideration.
- B” GPA equivalent or better is required for consideration of all renewable scholarships
Graduate Recognition Forms and Scholarship applications must be received by the Scholarship and Education Committee on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 – 6:00 pm at the church Mailroom- Attention: Scholarship Committee or submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All graduates, scholarship applicants, or family representatives must be present on Scholarship Sunday, June 8, 2014. All graduates, scholarship applicants or family representatives must check-in Wright Chapel no later than 1:30 p.m. SCHOLARSHIPS WILL NOT BE AWARDED IF THE WINNING APPLICANT OR A FAMILY REPRESENTATIVE IS NOT PRESENT TO ACCEPT THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD.
Rev. Barbara J. Allen Scholarship - For Such a Time as This!
Applicants for this scholarship must be 35 years old or older who are currently enrolled in college to complete his/her first baccalaureate degree after an extended period of absence. At the time of application, applicants must have completed at least one course and currently registered to continue study at an accredited college or university. The scholarship is renewable annually for up to three (3) years. Applicants must submit:•Current official college/university transcripts •Current college/university registration verification •Submit a 300-400 word essay responding to the topic: “My Pursuit of Education and how it affects the Church Family and the African American Community” •The 2013 Ministry Verification Form When applying for a Renewal Scholarship, please use the Renewal Application Form and submit this application with all previously stated documentation. Download Application
Lucille Ellison/Kathryn Brown Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be graduating high school students. Consideration will be given to applicants with less than a “B” GPA. Applicants must submit: •Current official high school transcript and ACT/SAT test scores •Copy of acceptance letter from the college/university you plan to attend •Two (2) letters of recommendation from: 1. Adult member of Trinity U.C.C. 2. Teacher or counselor. •The 2013 Ministry Verification Form Download Application
Dr. Manford J. Bryd, Jr. Scholarship
Applicants must be currently enrolled college students (2nd year thru graduate level). The award is renewable for up to three (3) years. Applicants must submit:•Current official college/university transcript •300-500 word essay on the Black Value System •Two (2) letters of recommendation from: 1. Adult member of Trinity U.C.C. 2. School counselor or advisor. •The 2013 Ministry Verification Form When applying for a Renewal Scholarship, please use the Renewal Application Form and submit this application with all previously stated documentation. Download Application
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Scholarship
Rupert Graham, Sr. Award
Streisand Jana Sanders Memorial Scholarship
Cheryl Guyton Memorial Scholarship
Joseph W. Evans - Struggling Artist Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Jeffrey P. Radford Memorial Scholarship
Elsie Benita Haines Memorial Scholarship
Delores M. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Dwain Phillip Lubin Engineering Scholarship
Mildred Chapman Memorial Scholarship
Eva Mae Warfield-Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. / Deacon Don Moody Scholarship
Swanegan Memorial Teacher's Scholarship
Dr. Mary Henderson Wright Scholarship
The Institute of The Black World Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., Travel Scholarship
The Joseph A. Stroud Scholarship
Recognizes undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students in journalism, print media, radio/TV production or a related field. Applicants must submit: •Current official college or university transcript •300-word essay which addresses “How a Degree in Media Will Help the African-American Community.” •One (1) letter of recommendation from a professor or advisor •The 2013 Ministry Verification Form Download Application