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Johnelle West Memorial Scholarship

Overview

Scholarships will be provided as a resource to members of our congregation who need financial assistance to aid in continuing their education. The Scholarship Committee will review each application and give awards according to the availability and give awards according to the availability of funds, specialized needs and the following additional criteria:

  • Applicant must be an active member of The Church Without Walls for at least one year.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a Christian lifestyle.
  • Applicant must complete an interview with the Scholarship Committee.

Application Process

To apply for the Sis. Johnelle West Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria. All documents listed below must be returned to the Scholarship Committee. The omission of any of the listed criteria and/or documents will result in an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarships.

 For High School Graduates

  • Student must complete and submit the attached TCWW Scholarship Application.
  • Student must have 3.2 overall grade point average
  • An official high school transcript must be mailed to TCWW by your graduating high school
  • Student must submit a letter of acceptance to an accredited college or university
  • Student must provide two recommendation forms. One from a church member and one from a non-church member (i.e. a coach, teacher, or employer, etc.). These letters should be submitted electronically to aharper@churchwithoutwalls.org
  • Students must submit a 500 word essay. Essay is to be typed using Times New Roman, font size 12.
    • Topic: How you are applying your faith at school?

For College Students

  • Student must complete and submit the attached Scholarship Application.
  • Student must have a 3.2 overall grade point average (GPA).
  • An official high school transcript must be mailed to TCWW by your graduating high school.
  • Student must provide two recommendation forms. One from a church member and one from a non-church member (i.e. a coach, teacher, or employer, etc.). These letters must be submitted electronically to aharper@churchwithoutwalls.org.
  • Student must submit a 750 word essay. Essay is to be typed using Times New Roman, font size 12.and double spaced.
    • Topic: Describe your devotional life and how it has helped you mature spiritually.

Application Submission

Complete scholarship application packets must be mailed to:

ATTN: TCWW Scholarship Committee
The Church Without Walls
5725 Queenston Blvd
Houston, TX 77084

Application Deadline

Completed TCWW Scholarship Application packets must be received and/or postmarked by Friday, June 30, 2017.