Scholarship Requirements & Application

Demographic:  College Freshman to Post-Graduate

Qualifications:  Applicant must be an active, tithing member of the Victory Christian Tabernacle/Galilee Baptist Church for at least one (1) year and enrolled in an accredited college/university as a full-time or part-time student.  Choice of major will NOT influence the scholarship amounts issued.

To be considered a full-time (F/T) student, applicant must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the entire semester. Students carrying less than 12 credit hours at the end of a semester will be considered part-time (P/T).

Documentation Requirements:

–          Scholarship application (attached)

–          Official copy of final grades

–          Official copy of semester credits (for proof of matriculate status)

–          2-3 page essay (see choice of topics below)

Application Deadline:  Applications must be submitted by the 15th day of the Target Distribution month.

Award Amounts:  Awards vary based on student’s matriculate status (F/T or P/T) and semester grade point average (see chart below), as well as the amount of funds raised during the course of the semester, and the approval of the Scholarship Awards Committee.

Distribution Dates:  Distribution of the scholarship awards will be at the end of each semester and after all required documentation has been submitted and reviewed by the Scholarship Awards Committee.  The chart below shows the targeted distribution time frames.

Semester Target Distribution
Fall January
Spring June
Summer September

Award Grading Chart:  The following chart is used to determine award eligibility amount. 

A 3.8 – 4.0 100%
A- 3.4 – 3.7 90%
B+ 3.1 – 3.3 80%
B 2.8 – 3.0 75%
B- 2.4 – 2.7 50%
C+ 2.1 – 2.3 25%
C-F 2.0 – 0.0 0%

Essay Topics:

All applicants must submit a 2 -3 pages essay on one of the following topics:

  • In your opinion, what makes for a great professor? What assignment did they, or any other professor, give you which you found exceptionally creative, interesting, and unique? Why?
  • Pick an experience from your life and explain how it has influenced your development.
  • If someone about to enter your same major were to ask you for three tips to aid them in their study, what would your three tips be and why?
  • How are you planning to use your degree?
  • What were your three biggest challenges as you transitioned from high school to college?
  • What/Who influenced you to choose your particular major?
  • What do you think will be your biggest challenge as you transition from college into your career?
  • Briefly describe your short and long term goals.
  • What do you think is the biggest problem with our educational system?  Explain why and offer solutions.
  • Where do you see yourself five years from now?
  • With respect to “education”, how do you think “your generation” differs from the older generation and also from the younger generation.
  • Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.
  • Define what it means to “study”.  Explain how you study and provide tips on best practices in the art of studying.
  • Explain the importance of your major in today’s society.
  • If you had to change your major to something completely different, what would it be and why?
  • What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
  • Other than your current career path, name two other areas in which your degree would be significantly relevant and explain how.
  • What can be done to make this scholarship program bigger and better right now? What role can you play now? What role can you play after you get your degree?
  • Prioritize the following and explain why (NOTE: There is no wrong prioritization): Career, Family, Church (not God), Friends, Home, Education.  Then explaining if/how you think it might change 10-15 years from now.

Paper Format:

Length of paper must be double spaced; Times New Roman 12 point font and 1 inch margins

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 (Requirements as of January 20, 2018)


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