Willard A. Peterson & Winifred W. Peterson Memorial Scholarship

The Willard A. Peterson & Winifred W. Peterson Memorial Scholarship of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Moline, Illinois (FCC) is to provide tuition assistance for church members who are seeking private or public post-secondary education. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants for the 2019-2020 academic year. Qualified expenses that may be covered with this scholarship’s award are tuition and mandatory academic expenses required for enrollment (no book, supply charges, or room and board expenses qualify).

Applicants for the Peterson Memorial Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Active, participating member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Moline, IL
  • High school or college graduate, or earned a G.E.D
  • Achieved a GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Enrolled (or will be at the time scholarships are distributed) in a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, either part-time or full-time, pursuing certification, Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or Doctorate

The Peterson Memorial Scholarship is a one-year scholarship. Church members must apply annually.

Each semester’s funds will be paid from FCC directly without exception to the college or university upon receipt of institutional statements of enrollment.

To apply for the Peterson Memorial Scholarship, fill out this application and mail or  deliver to the First Congregational UCC office by March 22nd, 2019.

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