Disciples Scholarships

$1,200 Scholarship for Incoming, Full-time DOC Students!

Barton students who are members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) may be eligible for significant scholarships. Be sure to indicate on your admissions application your affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). If you have already applied and did not include this information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 800-345-4973 or email enroll@barton.edu.

Spring Brings Good News for DOC Students Seeking Financial Aid!

Seniors, now is the time to begin your financial aid process! While filling out your FASFA forms this spring, don’t forget to check out the many scholarship opportunities available at Barton College in Wilson, N.C. And, sophomores and juniors should remember that it’s never too early to begin researching your scholarship options too!

Be sure to note that all full-time Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) students enrolling fall 2013 will receive an automatic $1,200 DOC Scholarship! Barton also offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities, including merit-based scholarships rewarding academic performance and need-based scholarships. And, don’t forget to check out the additional 25 Disciples-based scholarships shown below!

The Higher Education and Leadership Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offers scholarships to members of the Christian Church attending Barton. Applications, which are due in March each year, are available through the Office of Financial Aid and the Chaplain’s Office.

Ministerial Award

The Ministerial Award is given to a student who is either an unmarried dependent child (under 23 years of age) or a spouse of a minister in active service.

Award: Up to $2,400 per year.

Renewal is based on financial need as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

A. W. Ange Memorial Fund

The A.W. Ange Memorial Fund was established with a gift from the Estate of A. W. Ange. The A. W. Ange Memorial Fund is awarded annually to an undergraduate student who is studying for the ministry. The undergraduate student must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Categories: Financial Need; Ministry and Service

Charlotte and David Blackwood Endowed Scholarship

The Charlotte and David Blackwood Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Charlotte and David Blackwood by gifts from their parents and later endowment gifts from the Communion of Faith Christian Church. David graduated from Atlantic Christian, now Barton College, in 1958 and from Brite Divinity. At the time he and his wife were killed in an airplane crash, David was pastor of the Eastway Christian Church in Charlotte. The Charlotte and David Blackwood Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more Barton College undergraduate students who are active members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Categories: Church Membership

Kenneth Blount Bowen Endowed Scholarship

The Kenneth Blount Bowen Endowed Scholarship was established by Dr. Bowen’s daughters, Betsy B. Hobgood and Brenda B. Hamilton and their families. The annual earnings are to be awarded to a student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) preparing for the Christian ministry.

Categories: Church Membership; Ministry and Service

Class of 1936 Endowed Scholarship

The Class of 1936 Endowed Scholarship was established in recognition of the Class of 1936 by endowment gifts from a member of the Class of 1936, Dr. Georgia Brewer Campion. The Class of 1936 scholarship is awarded annually to one or more Barton College undergraduate students who are active members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with a high school 3.0 GPA. The scholarship may be renewed provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Categories: Church Membership

Hilda and Gilbert Davis Endowed Scholarship

The Hilda and Gilbert Davis Endowed Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert Davis. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student in good standing and with a demonstrated financial need. First preference is given to a student from Pitt County, North Carolina, who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Second preference is given to any student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Categories: Church Membership; Financial Need; Geographic Region

Harold and Velma Deitch Endowed Scholarship

The Harold and Velma Deitch Endowed Scholarship was established by the Red Oak Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greenville, North Carolina, in honor of Harold and Velma Deitch. First preference for this award is a Barton College student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and majoring in religion and philosophy. Second preference is to a student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) but not majoring in religion and philosophy. In the event that there is no student to receive this scholarship, the total amount of earnings shall be reinvested in the account principle. The selection committee will consist of representative(s) from the Department of Religion and Philosophy with priority being given to a qualified student from the Red Oak Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Inc. Upon award of this scholarship to the recipient, a photograph along with a biographical sketch of at least 250 words shall be provided to the Red Oak Congregation in order to celebrate this recipient. This information will be used to develop a possible linkage with the awards recipients in the future.

Categories: Church Membership; Religion and Philosophy

Disciples Leadership Scholarship

The Disciples Leadership Scholarship was established by combining the Isabel Peterson Undergraduate Fellowship and the Capital Call Fund. The scholarship is to be awarded to Disciples of Christ students who have demonstrated commitment to and leadership potential in the Christian Church. This scholarship is generally awarded in amounts greater than $500 and is renewable with a maintained 2.00 GPA. This scholarship is to be awarded by the Department of Religion and Philosophy in conjunction with the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership

First Christian Church of Wilson Endowed Scholarship

The First Christian Church of Wilson Endowed Scholarship was established by members of the First Christian Church of Wilson in 1993. First preference is given to members of the First Christian Church in Wilson. If there is not a candidate from the church, second preference is given to members of the Disciples of Christ churches in North Carolina. Selection of the recipient will be made by the Office of Admissions with the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership

John Lewis and Lelia Hott Goff Scholarship

The John Lewis and Lelia Hott Goff Scholarship was established to honor the Reverend and Mrs. Goff by their sons. It is designated for a ministerial student or other student from the First Christian Church of Williamston, North Carolina. Next preference is given to a student from Martin County, North Carolina, and then to any qualified ministerial student.

Categories: Church MembershipGeographic Region; Ministry and Service

Gordon Street Christian Church Ministerial Scholarship

The Gordon Street Christian Church Ministerial Scholarship was established by this congregation in Kinston, North Carolina, through the use of their Raymond M. Brown Memorial Fund. First preference is given to ministerial students from Gordon Street Christian Church. Second preference is given to ministerial students from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina. Third preference is to be determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership; Ministry and Service

Marina R. Hardison Endowed Scholarship

The Marina R. Hardison Endowed Scholarship will be used to provide financial assistance for young men or women who have demonstrated commitment to, and leadership potential in, their church, and will be awarded on the basis of academic ability, extracurricular activities and leadership potential. First selection preference will be given to members of a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The student must maintain a 2.50 GPA, be enrolled as a full-time student, and demonstrate financial need. The award is to be made by the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership; Financial Need

Hillyer Memorial Christian Church Scholarship

The Hillyer Memorial Christian Church Scholarship was established to assist a freshman student. First preference is given to a student who is a member of Hillyer Memorial Christian Church of Raleigh, North Carolina. Second preference is a student from another Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Wake County, North Carolina.

Categories: Church Membership

Arthur J. Kennedy Scholarship

The Arthur J. Kennedy Scholarship was established by the Armenia Christian Church of Kinston, North Carolina. The scholarship is given to a student needing financial assistance with preference given to a student from the Armenia Christian Church.

Categories: Church Membership; Financial Need

Lumberton Christian Church Endowed Scholarship

The Lumberton Christian Church Endowed Scholarship was established to perpetuate the name of the church and honor and remember the Myrtie Rose and Howard M. Beasley, Sr., family; the Ada Carroll family; and the G. L. Canady family, as well as many other families that have faithfully served the church. The recipient must be a full-time student who demonstrates need and meets the following criteria: first preference is a North Carolina resident who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and who has indicated an interest in majoring in religion and philosophy; the second preference is a student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) without residency restrictions and regardless of career goals.

Categories: Church Membership; Financial Need; Religion and Philosophy

C. B. Mashburn Scholarship

The C. B. Mashburn Scholarship was established by Mrs. Marjorie M. Lancaster in memory of her father, C. B. Mashburn ’11, who was a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the College from 1922 to 1946. Preference is given to a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) student majoring in religion and philosophy. The recipient is selected by the Department of Religion and Philosohpy and the Chaplain of the College in conjunction with the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership; Religion and Philosophy

Aileen and Bill Parish Family Endowed Scholarship

The Aileen and Bill Parish Family Endowed Scholarship was established by endowment with gifts from the Aileen and Bill Parish family, and friends. The Aileen and Bill Parish Family Endowed Scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student with first preference given to a member of the Christian Church. This award is made by the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership

Frank and Anna Penn Scholarship

The Frank and Anna Penn Scholarship was established by Charles A. Penn and Jefferson Penn of Reidsville, North Carolina, as a memorial to their parents. It is open to any student who is a member of one of the Christian Churches in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Categories: Church Membership

M. W. “Pete” Peterson and Isabel D. Peterson Endowed Scholarship

The M. W. “Pete” Peterson and Isabel D. Peterson Endowed Scholarship was funded by Mrs. Isabel D. Peterson of Charlotte, North Carolina, in memory of her husband, Mr. M. W. “Pete” Peterson. First preference goes to a student from the First Christian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Second preference goes to a student from the Eastfield Christian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Third preference goes to a student from the Eastfield Christian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. In a given year should there not be a student from any of these Charlotte churches attending the College, the scholarship is to be awarded to any Barton student at the discretion of the offices of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership

Saratoga Christian Church Scholarship

The Saratoga Christian Church Scholarship was established to aid a church vocations student from a member family of the Saratoga Christian Church. Should there not be a student from the church in a given year, the scholarship is to be awarded in order of preference to: a church vocations student from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from North Carolina; a church vocations student from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); and a church vocations student from other than above. The recipient is selected by the Department of Religion and Philosophy in conjunction with the Office of Financial Aid.

Categories: Church Membership; Ministry and Service

Saunders Memorial Scholarship

The Saunders Memorial Scholarship was established by members and friends of the Saunders family in honor of William and Mary Jane Saunders, their sons, John Thomas, Joseph Albert, and David Guy Saunders, and their daughters, Lucy Saunders Metts and Nan Saunders Taylor. The scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students. First preference is given to students from the First Christian Church of Richlands, North Carolina. Second preference is given to students graduating from Richlands High School.

Categories: Church Membership; Geographic Region

Oreon E. Scott Endowed Scholarship

The Oreon E. Scott Endowed Scholarship was established through a grant from the Oreon E. Scott Foundation. First preference is given to a student who is a member of the Christian Church. This scholarship is to be awarded by the Office of Financial Aid. The following considerations govern eligibility and selection: acceptance of application by the College by February 15; a minimum total SAT of 1,200 or higher (or ACT equivalent); and minimum, unweighted high school grade point average of 3.50 or higher; and ranking in the top five percent of class (where available).

Categories: Academic Performance; Church Membership

Southwest Christian Church Coleman Markham Scholarship

The Southwest Christian Church Coleman Markham Scholarship was established by the congregation from Kinston, North Carolina. Granted on an annual basis, the scholarship is given to selected students with first preference being given to students who are members of Southwest Christian Church. Second preference is given to students pursuing careers in full-time Christian vocations.

Categories: Church Membership; Ministry and Service

Wheat Swamp Christian Church Scholarship

The Wheat Swamp Christian Church Scholarship was established to provide an annual scholarship to a student in the following preference: a member of Wheat Swamp Christian Church, or a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the North Carolina counties of Lenoir or Greene.

Categories: Church Membership

Tom Youngblood Endowed Scholarship

The Tom Youngblood Endowed Scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Thomas J. Youngblood, Jr. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Hillyer Memorial Christian Church. If none is attending, the renewable scholarship is awarded to a student who is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina.

Categories: Church Membership

 

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