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Presbyterian Church-U.S.A. Samuel Robinson Scholarships

  • Website Address
  • http://gamc.pcusa.org/ministries/financialaid/samu...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • Address
  • Presbyterian Church-USA
  • 100 Witherspoon St-Financial Aid
  • Email Address
  • ksmith@ctr.pcusa.org
  • Application Deadline
  • April 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $5,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Samuel Robinson Award seeks to stimulate interest in the Westminster Shorter Catechism by challenging Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members who are juniors or seniors in college and attending a Presbyterian-related college or university to memorize and recite the catechism from memory. To further demonstrate understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the applicant will write a 2,000-word essay on an assigned topic related to the catechism. The essay is read by a panel of chaplains.

    The two students with the highest scores receive $5,000. The lowest award for an application with essay is $1,500. Applicants are provided with a study Bible from the Betty Chrisman Fund for students who are memorizing the Westminster Shorter Catechism.

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