National Baptist Congress Scholarship Program for 2013
By Mrs. Pansy R. King, Chairperson | August 15, 2012
Mrs. Pansy R. King, Chairperson - New Jersey
Dr. Gwendolyn Packnett, Co-Chairperson – Missouri
Note: Scholarship Awards will be made during the Congress Annual Session. First deadline to meet is September 15, 2012!!
Scholarship Applicant Requirements
The scholarship applicant must:
A. Be a member in good standing of a
church that is currently registered with the National Baptist Convention USA
Inc. and the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education.
B. Currently be enrolled in high
school with satisfactory progression toward graduation in the year the application
is awarded or already matriculating in college.
C. Possess a cumulative Grade Point
Average (GPA) of not less than 2.5 (un-weighted) on a 4.0 scale.).
D. Provide an official transcript or
an original copy of the most recent report card.
E. Have been in attendance at the
National Baptist Congress of Christian Education and participated in the Youth
Division activities 2012, the year prior to submitting an application, and
provide a copy of the certificate received.
F. Provide written evidence of
participation in community activities.
G. Submit the application packet to
their local district association president/ moderator on or before September 15,
2012, the prescribed deadlines set by the National Baptist Scholarship
H. Write a 400 to 600 word essay. The essay is to include your:
b. future goals, how and why those goals were chosen
c. your plan to achieve those goals and the timeline related to the accomplishment of those goals.
Essay must be typed, double spaced,
using a 12 point, Times New Roman font.
I. Submit three (3) letters of recommendation, on original letter head, to include the following persons:
Youth Director, Sunday School Superintendent, or person within the church leadership
Teacher, guidance counselor, principal, etc.
J. Submit typed application only.
K. Be submitted to the National
Baptist Scholarship Commission and postmarked no later than midnight December
L. The decision of the National
Scholarship Commission is final.
Submit all applications to: National Baptist Scholarship Commission
Mrs. Pansy R. King
29 Newfield Street
East Orange, NJ 07017-5410
NOTE: All due dates with the exception of the December 15, 2012 are flexible.