Raising Up Young Heroes

In Honor of Efrem Smith, founding Pastor of the Sanctuary Covenant Church (SCC), and his wife Donecia, we will be awarding up to 4 Financial Scholarships to 2016-17 graduating high school seniors. Efrem and Donecia believed that every student could be empowered in their God-given capacity to be a Young Hero and change the world for good. Below are the application and the requirements.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

Awards

  • We are pleased to offer up to 4 Financial Scholarships to students who will be enrolled in a higher education institution during the 2017-2018 school year.
  • SCC Scholarship – Must be a regular attendee or member of Sanctuary Covenant Church ($1,500 and $1,000 scholarship awards)
  • Community Scholarship – Must graduate from a North Minneapolis High School. ($1,500 and $1,000 scholarship awards)
  • Awarded scholarships will be paid directly to the academic institution upon proof of enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year.
  • North Park University Matching Grant — Scholarship recipients attending North Park University(NPU) are eligible for an NPU (PIE) Grant that will match your award up to $500/semester. To be eligible, student must be an active part of an Evangelical Covenant Church.

Eligibility Requirements

SANCTUARY ATTENDER/MEMBER COMMUNITY MEMBER
Member or regular attender of Sanctuary Covenant Church (SCC) X
2016-17 Graduating senior of a North Minneapolis High School X
Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher X X
Attending a 2 or 4 year college starting in the fall of 2017 X X
An official High School Transcript X X
One Letter of Recommendation from SCC Ministry Leader under whom you’ve served X
One Letter of Recommendation from a Community Service Leader under whom you have served X
One Letter of Recommendation from a Staff Member of your graduating high school X X
Participated in volunteer service in the community, school, or church X X
Completed Application By May 1, 2017 X X

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