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COGBF COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING 2020 APPLICATIONS
 

April 30, 2020

The Church of God by Faith (COGBF) Scholarship Program has been established to promote the continuing college/university education of graduating high school students. The scholarship program encourages students to pursue their higher education by supporting students financially and spiritually. There will be two scholarships awarded per year.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
To be eligible, the applicant must:
  • Be a high school senior who is an active member of COGBF whose life reflects that of holiness and upholds the moral standards of the church.

SELECTION CRITERIA 

Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
  • Academic performance
  • Current overall grade point average must be at least a B (3.0)
  • Must faithfully serve in the local church
  • Actively involved in ministry, outreach and community service
COMPLETING THE APPLICATION
  • Click on the application link shown up top. 
  • Download it to your computer
  • Type in your answers
  • Sign the application
  • Scan and upload it to the contact link on the top right
Application Requirements
 
Applicants must submit the following:
  • A complete application form (see attached)
  • An essay (300-word minimum/500-word maximum) addressing why it is important to continue your education.
    • Indicate career aspirations, future goals, financial need and statement of faith (What role does God play in your life? What does a Christ-like life mean to you?)
  • An official high school transcript showing GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation from local Pastor and High School Principal, Guidance Counselor or Teacher. Letter must be signed by authors.
 
Scholarship Recipients

1.  Submit supporting documentation of enrollment as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester) into an accredited college or university i.e. letter of acceptance.

2.  Will receive a check for the first semester in the amount of $1250.00 upon proof of enrollment as a full-time student Fall 2019. The check will be made payable to the school for use by the student. The scholarship monies may be used for books, supplies, fees, meals, and tuition or dorm expenses.

3.  Must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA to receive an additional $1250.00 for the Spring semester. A copy of the official transcript of grades from the first semester and the second semester schedule will be required to receive the check for the 2nd semester.

4. Must maintain full compliance with all requirements.