Curtis/Ricketts Continuing Education Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to John Knox Presbyterian Church members, relatives of JKPC members, or persons referred by JKPC members who will be attending a post-secondary college, university, or trade school.  The scholarship is for undergraduate education only and shall not be awarded for graduate school applicants. Those eligible for the scholarship have earned a regular high school diploma and have decided at age 26 or older to pursue continuing education, or have earned a GED diploma (as of January 1, 2014) and then have decided to pursue continuing education.  Continuing education could include college, or training in culinary arts, heating and cooling, plumbing, auto repair, etc.

All applicants must already have or be seeking a loan, grant, and/or other scholarship.  Documentation must be provided for any of these forms of funding and attached to the scholarship application.  Proof of acceptance into a college or program must also accompany the application.

Click here for the full scholarship guidelines and application.  Guidelines and applications are also available in the church office.  Deadline for submitting an application is June 30th.  One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded.

This scholarship is supported by donations.  Everyone is welcome to contribute to support a student fulfilling their dream of continuing their education.  If you are interested, please make your check out to "John Knox Presbyterian Church" and in the memo line note that it is to go toward the "Curtis/Ricketts Scholarship"

Thank you for your help, and please feel free to talk to Frank Mansell or Lisa Crismore if you need more information or would like application material.