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Board For Women's Ministries

Key Dates: 
February 26, 2013 to March 31, 2013

Our goal of the Board of Women's Ministries is to provide financial assistance to non-traditional students pursuing post-secondary (or post-high school) education in an effort to promote career growth and gain financial independence.  Students will receive scholarships up to $1,200 each.



Applicant must be a non-traditional (not directly out of high school) female student.
Applicant must plan to attend a Nebraska educational institution.
Applicant's course of study must be in an accredited degree/diploma program.
Applicant must be in need of financial aid.
Applicant is to be a person of good character.

  1. Application is to be completed by applicant.
  2. Please type of print clearly.
  3. Attach the following to the completed application:
    • A biographical statement, including educational background and goals, financial need and other pertinent information about yourself.
    • Three character reference letters.  If member of First-Plymouth Church, one letter should come from another church member who is not part of your family. 
    • Transcript of courses completed (if applicable).
    • Completed copy of tax return for the current year.
  4. Send completed application with attachments to:

Board for Women's Ministries
First-Plymouth Congregational Church
United Church of Christ
2000 D Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
ATTN: Amanda Johnson

All application materials must be received by March 31st for consideration.  Recipients of the scholarships will be notified on or before May 31.  The committee reserves the right to hold personal interviews prior to awarding the scholarships.

The recipients must furnish to the church office confirmation of enrollment in an acceptable Nebraska institution of learning before the scholarship check will be mailed.  It will be sent directly to the institution.  Acceptable institutions include university, college, community college, or trade school.  If unsure whether your chosen institution qualifies, please inquire of the Board of Women's Ministries Scholarship Committee.  The award must be requested by Nov. 30, 2013.