**Presbyterian Scholarship for Undergraduates**
The Presbyterian Mission Agency provides scholarships to up to 120 college students per year. Eligible applicants will be PCUSA church members seeking a first associates or bachelors’ degree, attending an accredited college or university in the United States full-time in 2020-21. The basic scholarship award is $4,000, up to need, and if need remains after the scholarship is awarded, students may be considered for additional supplemental aid, including:
$2,000 Supplemental award for People of Color
$2,000 Supplemental award for students who are the first in their family to attend college
$2,000 Supplemental award for students who represent the 10% neediest students selected for award based on remaining need and expected family contribution
Application for 2020-21 opens on March 2, 2020
The application is an online application and will remain open until May 15, 2020.
Application Guidelines are coming soon!
Selection will be complete by June 30th
**Presbyterian Church (USA) Parent Loan Program**
The PCUSA Parent Loan program was designed to serve PC(USA) members seeking assistance with the expenses of dependents attending college in the United States. Click here to find out details
Parent must be:
*An active member of the PC(USA)
*U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
*Full-Time parent or guardian of dependent student who is:
-> Enrolled at least half-time at an accredited college or university in the United States
-> Making satisfactory Academic Progress
-> Demonstrates educational cost in excess of awarded grants, scholarships and loans
-> Gives satisfactory evidence of financial reliability
Range of Award
$10,000 per year $75,000 lifetime cap including all PC(USA) educational Loans and Loan Assistance
Deadline: September 15th
**Samuel Robinson Award**
For undergraduate junior and senior students enrolled full-time in one of the colleges/universities related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The Samuel Robinson Award seeks to stimulate interest in the Westminster Shorter Catechism by challenging Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members who are juniors or seniors in college and attending a Presbyterian related college or university to memorize and recite the catechism from memory. To further demonstrate understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the applicant will write a 2,000-word essay on an assigned topic related to the catechism. The essay is read by a panel of chaplains.
Presbyterian Colleges near the Presbytery of Charlotte Area
- Davidson College, Davidson, N.C.
- Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C.
- Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, N.C.
- Montreat College, Montreat, N.C.
- Peace College, Raleigh, N.C.
- Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C.
- Queens University, Charlotte, N.C.
- St. Andrews University, Laurinburg, N.C.
- Warren Wilson College, Asheville, N.C.
Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities
The Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities
is an independent, not-for-profit organization that exists to
strengthen the mission of colleges and universities
related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Visit the website: http://www.presbyteriancolleges.org/
UKirk is the network of collegiate ministries supported by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and is charged with reaching, loving, and teaching college students so that they may be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. UKirk provides professional support, empowerment and community for those engaged in campus ministry on behalf of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) UKirk is a central hub for this vital and challenging aspect of ministry, dedicated to nurturing connections and sharing resources with fellow professionals in the field. UKirk‘s mission is one of caring, coaching, educating, and advocating as you minister to college students across the country. Visit the UKirk website: www.ukirk.org