The Alice Jenkins Memorial Scholarship was started in 2006 with an endowment gift of $50,000 from estate of Alice Jenkins, a former school treasurer. As of 2015, we have received approximately an additional $14,000 in permanent funds for scholarships. Since its inception, we have awarded 24 scholarships. The fund is managed by conference and normally uses approximately 4% of earnings for the scholarships each year.
The scholarship is for $1,000 to a graduating High School Senior from our church. The scholarship criteria are that the student:
- Must be member of First United Methodist Church of Crown Point and participate in activities during their High School years
- Be active in community service
- Be active in their high school
- Have earned a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale