The National Presbyterian College Scholarships was established through its partnership with the Presbyterian Church USA’s affiliated colleges as well as universities in 1950. This scholarship program was founded to offer financial support to the students who are in their 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate program. Part of the requirement for the National Presbyterian College Scholarships is that the student must be a member of the Presbyterian Church, and that he or she is required to be enrolled full time in any of the following majors such as Religious Studies, Social Science/ Science, Sacred Music, Health Service/ Science or Education.
The National Presbyterian College Scholarships give priority to the students who are racial ethnic. Another qualification that is asked by this scholarship grant is that he or she must have a grade point average of no less than 2.5. The most deserving recipient will receive the amount of $1,500 and about 25 to 30 students can have the chance to be selected to become recipients of the scholarship award of this program.
If the recipient wishes to renew his or her scholarship, the student then needs to maintain certain criteria such as having a grade point average of a minimum of 2.5, and that he or she must either be involved in the campus ministry or be active in the church by taking part in the discernment of vocation which happens by answering a series of essay questions which is about who God is calling him or her to be.
Interested and qualified applicants must submit the necessary requirements on or before the deadline.