THE REVEREND KENNETH S. ENSMINGER SCHOLARSHIP
The Revered Kenneth S. Ensminger Scholarship was established to honor Pastor Emeritus Kenneth S. Ensminger, former pastor of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church. The first scholarship was presented in 1994 and one or more scholarships have been awarded each year since 1994 to members of Jerusalem Lutheran Church seeking further education following graduation.
APPLICATION for 2019
Please answer all items completely and accurately. Use a separate sheet as necessary. The deadline for applications is Sunday, April 14, 2019. Please hand deliver or mail your completed application to John and Carol Souder, 304 Adrain Road, Collegeville, PA 19426, or give your application to the Church Secretary, Glenda Ortiz.
Eligibility requirements are that each applicant must be a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church (one year minimum) and a high school graduate, graduating senior, or any member planning to continue education.
All applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Scholarship(s) will be awarded based on the three main areas listed on this application: Scholarship; Service/Activities at JELC; Service/ Activities in School and Community. One to three scholarships will be presented each year based on the By-Laws of the Ensminger Scholarship.
Telephone: ___________________________ Date of Birth: ___________________
Mother’s Name: _______________________ Telephone: _____________________
Mother’s Address (if different): _______________________________________________
Father’s Name:_________________________ Telephone: ______________________
Father’s Address (if different): _________________________________________________
List Siblings (name and age)
Name of High School you attend (attended): ________________________________________
Date of Graduation: _______ GPA _________ Rank __________ Out of __________
List Awards/Honors Received:
Attach or have sent your Official Transcript. The information must be received by Sunday, April 14, 2019.
On a separate sheet(s) of paper complete the following:
- List your JELC Service/Activities:
- List your High School Service/Activities:
- List your Community Service/Activities:
- Select two of the activities in which you have participated and on a separate sheet of paper, describe how you have personally benefited from each activity.
- List colleges, universities or other schools to which you have applied and/or been accepted and indicate your choice if you have made one.
- List your choice of major or specialization.
- Write a brief paragraph stating your reasons for wanting to pursue your chosen career.
Please submit at least two letters of recommendation from people (not related to you) who can comment on your activities, work habits, achievements and character. All letters of recommendation and the completed application must be submitted by Sunday, April 14, 2019. Should you have any questions or require any clarification, please contact the Souders at 610-287-8651.
I acknowledge that all the information contained in this application is original, accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and that all is made in good faith.
Applicant Signature Parent/Guardian Signature
Dated: ________________________ Dated: _____________________