What an exciting time for you as you make plans for your future! If your plans include college, you might be interested in knowing that Boston Avenue Church has some scholarship money to offer you if you meet certain criteria. In addition to the requirements listed with each scholarship, all applicants must:
- Be an active member of Boston Avenue United Methodist Church.
- Be enrolled in an Institution of Higher Education for the following Fall.
- Must complete (with 75% attendance) a seniors-only course on basic theology offered in the springtime during the Sunday School hour. (Registration will be kept in class.)
The B. V. and Mary Jane McMillan Scholarship Fund supports students who attend Oklahoma City University. Preference is given to deserving active youth members of Boston Avenue Church.
The Enmeier Scholarship Fund supports students who are entering the ministry of the United Methodist Church. Rev. Wiggs chooses the recipient and preference is given to students from the Tulsa area.
The Ken and Myra Noteboom Scholarship Fund supports deserving active students who need economic support. The Susan Barnum Committee nominates recipients.
The Charles Ward Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors with need and ability. Preference is given to youth members active in youth and church activities throughout their mid-high and high school years.
The Allison Biggs Scholarship Fund supports students with need and ability. Preference is given to youth members of Sunday School and youth group who have been active throughout their high school years.
The Edna Williamson Scholarship Fund supports graduating seniors with need and ability. Preference is given to youth members active in youth and church activities throughout their mid-high and high school years.
Dollars for Scholars is a Matching Scholarship Program for students enrolled in United Methodist Universities. Go to www.gbhem.org under Loans & Scholarships for more information. Boston Avenue recipients will have a yearly essay and interview requirement to qualify for renewal. Renewal will be based on available future funds.
Loans are also available from the United Methodist Student Loan Fund. Information on loans can also be found at www.gbhem.org. Our Senior High Administrative Assistant, Mary Wiggs, would be glad to help you get more information about obtaining U.M.S.L. fund loans.
Please review the above criteria once again. If you qualify, please contact our Senior High Youth Director, Jennifer Solis, at 918.699.0132 to discuss your options. We are eager to award these gifts and support your higher education. These funds have been given to the church by committed persons to honor and appreciate your commitments to church membership. Moreover, graduating seniors will be given preference over returning students.