Scholarships

INDWELLING MINISTRIES
Scholarship for 2019-20 Academic Year

Scholarship Announcement to Previous Winners
(Note: New applicants, skip this section and proceed to application procedure)

As a previous Indwelling Ministries Scholarship winner for 2018/19 school year, you are eligible to apply for a 2019/20 school year scholarship to Guam Community College, Pacific Island University or the University of Guam.  You may update your application by submitting an official college transcript that indicates a 2.5 or above GPA, and a letter of recommendation from your pastor or youth leader indicating that you are still actively involved in ministry.  Additionally, you must submit a copy of your 2019/20 college registration indicating that you will take at least 6 credits during the fall semester of 2019/20 school year.

All information must be sent to Indwelling Ministries, P.O. Box 26893, Barrigada, GU 96921 and postmarked by Monday, April 29, 2019. If you would like to submit an electronic application, please send it to indwelling.ministries.guam@gmail.com by 5:00PM on April 29, 2019.

Sincerely,

Cynthia S. Jones
Scholarship Committee, Chair

For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11

 

Indwelling Ministries

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Scholarship for 2019-2020 Academic Year

          • Complete the attached Scholarship Application Form.
          • Attach official transcript from your high school or college.
          • Attach three (3) letters of recommendation from people who know you well, but not members of your immediate family. One letter must be from your Pastor or Church Youth Leader. The recommendation must indicate that you have been actively involved in the church for at least the last two years. (The Church must be a current member of the Guam Ministerial Association.)
          • Provide proof of U.S. citizenship or citizenship of the Federated States of Micronesia
          • Provide Letter of Acceptance/Admission from Guam Community College, Pacific Islands University or the University of Guam
          • Return the completed application to Indwelling Ministries, P.O. Box 26893, Barrigada, GU 96921 – by April 29, 2019.
          • To be considered for the Scholarship, your application must be complete and include the following:

–       Completed Application

–       Official academic transcript from your high school or college

–       Three (3) letters of recommendation from people who know you well—                 one  from your Pastor or Youth Leader

 –     Letter of Acceptance/Admission from either Guam Community College,              Pacific Islands University, or the University of Guam.

–      Proof of U.S. citizenship or citizenship of the Federated States of
Micronesia.

After review by the Indwelling Ministries Scholarship Committee, each scholarship recipient will be contacted and asked to sign a letter of understanding of his/her responsibilities as a scholarship recipient.

NOTE:  Each application and all supporting information becomes the property of the Indwelling Ministries Scholarship Committee, which shall have discretionary authority in all matters pertaining to any scholarship award.

DEADLINE:  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019.

Indwelling Ministries
P.O. Box 26893
Barrigada, GU 96921

E-mail: indwelling.ministries.guam@gmail.com

General Information:

The Indwelling Ministries Scholarship is offered to current-year graduating high school students and college freshmen who are active members of Guam, USA churches registered with the Guam Ministerial Association as of March 1st of the current calendar year.

The Indwelling Ministries Scholarship is offered to local Christian students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at Guam Community College, Pacific Islands University, or the University of Guam.

For the scholarship year 2019-20, at least five $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship awards are based on the following: academic merit, citizenship, leadership qualities, need, active participation in a local Christian church, and availability of funds.

Eligibility and Qualifications:

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia and a resident of Guam. (Recipient to provide proof)

Applicant must show a high school or college cumulative GPA of no less than 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale. (An official transcript must be included in the scholarship application packet).

Applicant must provide evidence of school, community, and church involvement via a written description of the activity in each area.

Applicant must submit three letters of recommendation. At least one must be from the applicant’s pastor or youth leader, indicating that the applicant has been actively involved in the local church for at least two years. (No recommendation will be accepted from the applicant’s immediate family).

Applicant must provide a Letter of Acceptance/Admission to Guam Community College, Pacific Islands University, or the University of Guam. Scholarship recipients must enroll as a freshman or sophomore in either institution with a minimum of six (6) semester hours for the 2019/20 school year (to activate the award).

Payment of the awarded scholarship (for the recipient) will be made directly to Guam Community College, Pacific Island University, or the University of Guam upon receipt of proof of enrollment.