Thanks to the generosity of Mary Louise Page and several of our current members, Gerry & Don Houk and Virginia and Alex Cothran, University Christian Church is able to offer the possibility of a partial scholarship. This scholarship helps young adults defray some of the cost of a college education that they may not have been able to afford.
After the application packets are sent to area high schools, a deadline is set to turn in the application, school transcripts and several other items.
In 2021, we had over 70 applications vying for six finalist spots. Each young adult had amazing stories and as you can well imagine, the Page Committee carefully reviewed each applicant. Each candidate is given special attention to need, scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities and school leadership. Applicants also write a personal essay of the obstacles they have had to overcome either in school or at home.
The committee of Bill Landreth, Rev. Jessica Vacketta, Alice Phillips, Kay Wilson, Pam Miller and Alan Winters interview the finalists and have the difficult task of selecting only three.