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First Year Application LUNT SCHOLARSHIP

Gordon Lunt Scholarship

Parchment United Methodist Church

225 Glendale Blvd. Parchment MI 49004

(269) 344-0125        website: Parchmentumc.org

 

January 2021

 

 

 

The Parchment United Methodist Church is pleased to offer the Gordon Lunt Scholarship program! Recipients awarded the scholarship will be attending college, a university, or trade school in the Fall of 2021. 

 

 

Attached is the application for the Gordon Lunt Scholarship.  Please remit all information to:  umcparchment@gmail.com.  Any questions should be directed to Pastor Thom Davenport at 269-344-0125 or 269-762-3159.


 

 

Gordon Lunt Scholarship

Parchment United Methodist Church

225 Glendale Blvd. Parchment MI 49004

(269) 344-0125        website: Parchmentumc.org

 

 

 

Thank you for your interest in the Parchment United Methodist Church Gordon Lunt Scholarship. This information and application can be downloaded from parchmentumc.com.

 

United Methodists have a history of commitment to Christian higher education. We at Parchment United Methodist Church are committed to helping those whom we believe will be future leaders in the Church and the community. The Gordon Lunt Scholarship has been provided by the generous gift of Mr. Gordon Lunt and managed by the Lunt Fund.  This scholarship has been created to help deserving United Methodist students attend college, university, or trade school.  

 

Students that are members of, or affiliated with, the Parchment United Methodist Church are given priority scholarship consideration. The number of scholarship renewals may be limited, AND YOU MUST APPLY EACH YEAR between January 1 – February 15.

 

To be a candidate for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

 

1.           BE OF CHRISTIAN FAITH AND PRACTICE, AND A MEMBER OF A UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

2.         BE A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

3.          HAVE A MINIMUM GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 2.5

4.         PROVIDE PROOF OF ACCEPTANCE TO A COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TRADE SCHOOL   

5.         BE A FULL OR PART-TIME STUDENT (as defined by the school) 

6.         COMPLETE & SUBMIT THE ENCLOSED APPLICATION WITH YOUR MOST RECENT TRANSCRIPT

7.         PROVIDE TWO REFERENCES – A SCHOOL REFERENCE AND A PERSONAL REFERENCE.

 

This is a tuition-based scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded up to $1000 per year, up to a maximum or 4 years.  The scholarships will be paid in two equal installments; one-half for the Fall semester, and the balance for the following Spring semester. If you are awarded a Lunt Scholarship you will be responsible for providing the following information to the office of Parchment United Methodist Church, 225 Glendale Blvd. Parchment MI 49004, Attention Lunt Scholarship by August 1 for Fall semester, and December 1 for Spring semester.

1.  Your Student ID number.

2.  Tuition due date.

3.  The appropriate office and full address at the school to which Scholarship payments are to be sent.

4.  If there is a change in your college, university, or trade school you must submit new credentials.

 

 

We request that recipients and their families be present at Parchment Church on Graduation and Honors Sunday, the second Sunday in June, at the 10:30 a.m. service for the official announcement and recognition.

 

Applications will be accepted January 1 – February 15 of the academic year beginning the following Fall.  The completed application must be postmarked no later than February 15.

 

 

 

GORDON LUNT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

1. Personal Information

 

Last Name                                                                                                    First Name                                                                  Middle Name

 

Home Address: (Number and Street)

 

City                                                                                                              State                                                                              Zip Code

 

Telephone Number                                                       Date of Birth                                        Age                          E-mail address

 

Your Student ID Number

Parent Name(s)

 

Name of Church & Address                                                                                                      Name of Pastor/Phone Number

 

2. Educational Record

 

Name of High School ___________________________________________________________________    Graduation Date: _________________________________

 

What college/university/school will you attend/are you attending? _________________________________________________________________________________

 

Anticipated Graduation Date (mo/year):  ___________________  Major/skilled trade  pursuing?________________________________________________________

 

3. Use the space provided to respond to the following questions:

 

What is your vocational objective?________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

How do others describe you?____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tell us about your involvement in extracurricular and community activities. ______________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tell us about a time your ethics were challenged – what was the situation and how did you handle it?__________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tell us about one of your most proud moments.______________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Who has been most influential in your life and why?__________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

REFERENCES

 

Please provide the following information.  The Scholarship Committee will contact each individual listed for reference information. 

 

Reference #1:

Name: __________________________________________________________________________________

Relationship to You: _______________________________________________________________________

Email address: ____________________________________________________________________________

Phone #: _________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Reference #2:

Name: __________________________________________________________________________________

Relationship to You: _______________________________________________________________________

Email address: ____________________________________________________________________________

Phone #: _________________________________________________________________________________


 

 

LUNT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT CHECKLIST

 

BE SURE YOU HAVE INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING:

 

 

 

_____     Applicationdue February 15 for the following semester academic year (beginning

       next fall). 

 

______     Record of grades / most recent transcript

 

______     Letter of Acceptance from an

                 accredited college, university or trade school

 

______     Two letters of recommendation (school representative and personal representative)

 

 

 

Submit all of the items above to:         Parchment United Methodist Church

                                                             Attn:  Gordon Lunt Scholarship Committee

                                                             225 Glendale Blvd

                                                             Parchment, MI  49004

Or email to: UMCParchment@gmail.com