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Healthcare Scholarship: Bethesda Lutheran Communities Service Scholarship

If you are a Lutheran high school senior, college student or seminarian, you are eligible to apply for this service scholarship, which helps cover the costs of schooling at either a Lutheran college or a state college or university. Seminarians who apply for this scholarship must be a first- or second-year student to qualify.

Overview of Scholarship

To prepare for applying for this scholarship, you must be enrolled in classes that will enable you to enter a career working with people who suffer from developmental and intellectual disabilities. Every year, the Bethesda Lutheran communities award a total of $10,000 to selected students. To choose which students will receive the scholarships, Bethesda Religious Life staff members from Lutheran churches all across the country meet as a committee to go through every application, then make the final choices.

To be considered, you have to show proof of the service hours you have spent working with people who suffer from developmental and intellectual disabilities. You must also present proof of your academic history, as well as letters of recommendation.

Scholarship Requirements

Eligible students meet the following criteria:

•High school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior enrolled in an accredited university.
•Active member and communicant in a Lutheran church.
•Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
•Stated career objective working with persons suffering from intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Deadline for Scholarship

Scholarship applications in all categories are due by no later than May first of the current academic year. This means applications from high school seniors, current college students and seminarians are all due at the same time.

Scholarship Amount

Scholarship award totals differ for each category. High school seniors can win up to $500 as long as they plan to major in a field that prepares them to work with the intellectually disabled. Two of these scholarships are awarded.
College freshmen, sophomores and juniors can win up to $3,000. They must be majoring in a field preparing them to work with the intellectually disabled. Two scholarships are awarded.

One seminarian who has shown proof of enrollment in a major preparing them to work with the intellectually disabled will win a $3,000 scholarship. You can be a college senior or a second-year student at a seminary affiliated with the following: LCMS, WELS, LCMC, ELCA, NALC or ELS. If you are a seminarian anticipating your vicarage internship, you will not qualify for this scholarship.

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