Valuable Scholarship

An education in today’s society is imperative to build a sound future. One of the biggest obstacles high school students face is the daunting task of securing financial resources to cover the cost of higher education.

TCDC and The Tabernacle have partnered to offer scholarships to two African-American seniors in high school in order to assist with post-secondary education.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Award 1: 1 year $1,000

  • Must be a graduating senior from either St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS), Ferguson-Florissant or Riverview Gardens District.
  • Be able to provide upon acknowledgement of being awarded a scholarship, proof of entrance to a post-secondary school (i.e. 2 or 4 year college/university, technical school or community college)
  • 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Commit to monthly check-in during the 1st and 2nd year of college via phone or in person with a member of the scholarship selection committee.
  • Provide first and second semester grades to the committee.


Award 2: 1 year $1,000

  • Must be a graduating senior from a St. Louis (and surrounding area) high school
  • Be able to provide upon acknowledgement of being awarded a scholarship, proof of entrance to a post-secondary school (i.e. 2 or 4 year college/university, technical school or community college)
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Commit to monthly check-in during the 1st semester of college via phone or in person with a member of the scholarship selection committee.  
  • Provide first semester grades to the committee.

PROGRAM APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, students must submit the following on or before March 31st 2022.

    • A completed scholarship application form
    • Official budget worksheet showing the costs associated with your program
    • One academic reference letter
    • One personal reference letter
    • Personal essay on one of the following topics (1000 words or less):

“I know that I am a valuable individual and my future is full of opportunities.  Here is why I should be awarded this scholarship…”

OR       “This is what makes me valuable…”

 

Please submit application materials to:

Scholarship Committee
Tabernacle Community Development Corporation
3801 Ashland Avenue
St. Louis MO 63107
T: (314) 643-6624
E: tcdcstl@gmail.com

Apply today