Nelson United Church Scholarships

In the Spring of each year
scholarships sponsored by Nelson United Church
are available for men and women seeking financial support
to continue their studies.

We offer two scholarships as described below:

Women's Scholarship
Application forms
can be downloaded

and returned to the Church office.    
This scholarship has been established for women of the Nelson area to attend post secondary institutions, encouraging their participation in United Church ministry.
Through the work of Reverend Elizabeth Evans, the scholarship campaign began in 1997, receiving many generous donations. The first two beneficiaries received awards in 2001.

Requirements:
Applicants must be female and secondary school graduates.
Preference will be given to members or adherents of Nelson United Church.
Preference is also given to women intending to enter Christian ministry in one of its many forms; some examples may be:
order of ministry, Christian education, music, counseling, medicine or teaching.

Women intending to enter other programs may be considered.

Applications must be sent to:
Women's Scholarship Committee
Nelson United Church
602 Silica Street
Nelson, B.C.   V1L 4N1

Applications must be received by the Committee on or before May 31st

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Guilford Brett Music Scholarship
Application forms can be downloaded and returned to the Church office. The scholarship was established by Guilford Brett in 1987 by the creation of an endownment fund in the memory of Amy Ferguson and the St. Paul's United Church Boy's Choir of Nelson. Because of her work with the Boy's Choir, the scholarship is a recognition of the positive influence that Amy Ferguson had on many young people of Nelson.

Requirements:
1) According to the terms that Guilford Brett established, males are given preference for the award, although females are not excluded.
2) Students of music must be between the ages of 12 and 17 in the year of their application and must be resident in Nelson or the surrounding district.

Applications must be sent to:
Guilford Brett Music Scholarship
Nelson United Church
602 Silica Street
Nelson, B.C.   V1L 4N1

Applications must be received by the Committee on or before May 31st