2019 IGRC Undergraduate Scholarship Application

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry is offering a scholarship opportunity for the 2019-2020 school year to undergraduate students.

The Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry Illinois Great Rivers Conference 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship is being offered. Applicants must be members of a United Methodist Church in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference for a minimum of one year. Scholarships awarded will be sent to the community college, college or university that the student will be attending during the 2019-2020 school year to help pay for their undergraduate tuition. The scholarships awarded will be a minimum of $500.

Applications must be submitted by 4:30 pm on March 1, 2019.  If you have any questions, contact Christy Blickensderfer at cblickensderfer@igrc.org or Amy Shreve at ashreve@igrc.org.

Please note: There is no way to save this application in process.  Once you have submitted your application you will not be able to review or edit it.  It is recommended to review the entire applicaiton process before beginning.  

Applicant Information
*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
*City
*State
*Zip
*Phone
*Email
*Birthdate

Used only in directing scholarship funds to student's account.

*Current School Mailing Address
*City, State, ZIP
*Year in School
*School which you are attending in fall 2018
*Undergraduate year in school in fall 2018
*Cumulative Grade Point Average

Please indicate your gpa as well as the scale (i.e. 3.56 on a 4.0 scale).

*Upload Resume

Resume should include church, community, employment and school activiites.

Press the paper clip icon and browse to your your resume and attach it to this application. When you highlight the forms on your computer that you wish to attach, select Open and they will attach to the online form. Please note: Word documents and PDF's are acceptable file formats to upload.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

*Upload Transcript

Press the paper clip icon and browse to your transcript (official or unofficial) and attach it to this application. When you highlight the forms on your computer that you wish to attach, select Open and they will attach to the online form. Please note: Word documents and PDF's are acceptable file formats to upload.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

*What is your major?
*What are your career goals?
Church Membership Information
*How many years have you been a full member of The United Methodist Church?
*Full name and address of the United Methodist Church where you are currently an active member
*Pastor's Name
*Pastor's Phone Number
*Pastor's Email Address
Please briefly explain any local United Methodist Church or United Methodist campus ministry leadership roles and activities with which you have been involved in the last four years.

Please limit each response to 350 words or less.

Please explain the importance and relevance of The United Methodist Church in your life

Please limit each response to 350 words or less.

Please briefly describe how you plan to use your current education to better the future of The United Methodist Church.

Please limit each response to 350 words or less.

Consent to share information

By checking this box, I allow the Illinois Great Rivers Conference to share my contact information with a United Methodist-related campus ministry at or near the educational institution I plan to attend in Fall 2018.

Consent to be contacted

By checking this box, I allow the Illinois Great Rivers Conference to contact me with information about United Methodist-related campus and young adult ministries.

Certification of Church Membership and Recommendation Letter

It is the applicant’s responsibility to forward the form for Certification of Church Membership to your pastor and ensure that they return the forms to the email provided, cblickensderfer@igrc.org, by March 1.  Your application will only be reviewed if all pieces are completed and turned in by the deadline.

Download the Membership Certification Form...

 

Signature of Applicant

By typing my name in the space below, I am attesting that the information and supporting documentation attached to this application to be true and factually represents my educational experience which I wish to have considered for the 2019 IGRC Undergraduate Scholarship.

For Committee Use Only
Uploader for Membership Certification Form

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