NUMC Nameoki United Methodist Church 1900 Pontoon Rd.
Granite City IL 62040-2339

Nameoki UMC

Lloyd and Ruth Seymour Memorial Scholarship Award

2018 Application

This year Nameoki UMC will grant no more than 3 scholarships of $500.00 each.  Scholarships are to be used for post high school education tuition or fees.  Funds will be disbursed directly to the college bursar’s office or school business office.  Recipients will be notified by June 3, 2018.  They will have 6 months from the date of notification to collect the scholarship contribution or it will be forfeited.

Eligibility:  Applicants must 1.) Be an active participant of Nameoki United Methodist Church during 2017-2018, 2.) Be entering their first—fourth year of enrollment in college, two year community college, or vocational/technical school, 3.) And not be a past recipient of this scholarship.

Deadline:  Applications must be received by May 12, 2018 at noon.

Submission:  The completed application with the required documents and any additional information to help you receive this scholarship must be mailed or dropped off at the Nameoki UMC office.  Attn. Jenny Dippel, Scholarship Committee, Nameoki UMC, 1900 Pontoon Road, Granite City, IL 62040


Nameoki UMC

Lloyd and Ruth Seymour Memorial Scholarship Award

2018 Application

Please complete both pages of this application.  You must also include the following:  (a) academic transcript (either official or unofficial) (b) a letter of recommendation from the pastor of Nameoki UMC or other Nameoki UMC member (not a relative) (c) a resume (d) a personal statement regarding your request, plans for the future, why you are applying for this scholarship.  Keep your essay to fewer than 300 words.

Date ____________________

Name in full _____________________________________

Street Address______________________________________

City, State Zip______________________________________

Telephone (____)_____________________________________

Classification (scholarship year) Freshman___ Sophomore___ Junior___ Senior____

College you plan to attend _______________________________________________

Full-time Student______ Part-time Student________

Will you attend this college for the entire year? ____________   

If not, please explain______________________________________________________

Career for which you are preparing __________________________________________

If undecided, list possible choices ___________________________________________

Grade point average for entire academic year just ending/ended ______ on a ______scale

This is a faith-based scholarship.  Although we support academic and community achievement, they are only a small part of what is used to rate this scholarship.  Please share with us how you have supported the covenant with God and the local church with “your prayers, your presence, your gifts, service and your witness.”

Were you baptized? ________ Name of church_____________ Date_______________

Were you confirmed? _______ Name of church_____________ Date_______________

How long have you attended Nameoki UMC? ___________ Are you a member? ______

If less than 6 months, please list your last church ________________________________

How long did you attend there? __________________

Minister’s name when you attended ________________________

Signature ___________________________________  Date _____________________