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Johnelle West Scholarship

Senior Class 2020, now that you’re on your way to college, tuition and fees can get expensive and every dollar helps, so check out the qualifications and apply for a scholarship in honor of, Johnelle West! Apply now online. The application deadline is September 20, 2020.

Overview

The Church Without Walls (TCWW) provides the Johnelle West Scholarship as a resource to members of our congregation to aid in continuing their education. The TCWW Scholarship Committee will review each application that meets the following requirements:

  • 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 TCWW Scholarship Committee.

Application Process

To apply for the 2020 Johnelle West Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria and submit the following to the TCWW Scholarship Committee. The omission or deviation of any of the listed criteria and/or documentation will result in an incomplete application and will not be considered for the scholarship.

  • The high school student application packet consists of four (4) components – 1) a completed scholarship application, 2) letter of acceptance, 3) recommendation forms, and 4) essay. All application packet components must be emailed in one submission from the applicant. No application packet components will be accepted via hand delivery or mail – email delivery only.
  • The college student application packet consists of three (3) components – 1) a completed scholarship application, 2) recommendation forms, and 3) essay. All application packet components must be emailed in one submission from the applicant. No application packet components will be accepted via hand delivery or mail – email delivery only.
  • The official high school or college transcript must be emailed by the school.

For High School Graduates

  • Completed 2020 Johnelle West Scholarship Application
  • Letter of acceptance from the accredited college or university you will enroll
  • Two completed recommendation forms:
    1. From a TCWW church member
    2. From a non-TCWW church member (i.e. teacher, coach, employer, etc.)
  • Essay of 600 words (typed; font size 12; double spaced)
    • Essay Topic: During the novel coronavirus pandemic, high school life drastically changed. How did you use your faith to persevere through your new normal?
  • Official high school transcript, with a 3.2 GPA or higher, must be emailed from your graduating high school to collegeministry@churchwithoutwalls.org. Transcript must bear the official school seal.

For College Students

  • Completed 2020 Johnelle West Scholarship Application
  • Two completed recommendation forms:
    1. From a TCWW church member
    2. From a non-TCWW church member (i.e. teacher, coach, employer, etc.)
  • Essay of 1,000 words (typed; font size 12; double spaced)
    • Essay Topic: Which one, some, or all of these do you feel will be the trajectory to your career success – talent, hard work, or your faith? Why?
  • Official college transcript, with a 3.2 GPA or higher, must be emailed from current college or university to collegeministry@churchwithoutwalls.org. Transcript must bear the official school seal.

Application Submission

  • Completed application packets must be emailed to collegeministry@churchwithoutwalls.org in one (1) submission only from the applicant. Multiple document submissions will disqualify the application.
  • Official school transcripts must be submitted by and will only be accepted from the school. The school must email the official transcript to collegeministry@churchwithoutwalls.org.

Application Deadline

  • Completed application packets must be received via email by Sunday, September 20, 2020. 
  • All transcripts must be received via email from school by Friday, October 9, 2020.