Scholarship Committee

Group Description

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:

  1. Must be member of First United Methodist Church of Crown Point and participate in activities during their High School years
  2. Be active in community service
  3. Be active in their high school
  4. Have earned a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale