Scholarships Application Deadline are due by May 11, 2017 @ 12pm

You can read about the different scholarships down below and download the proper application form. Each form is available for pick up in the church office. Please contact Pastor Don Gebhard with any questions!

The Sanman/Spender Scholarship
For beginning and continuing students
The intent of this scholarship, first awarded in 1999 in memory of Ivan Sanman and Frank H. Spender, Jr., is to provide for an area high school senior or high school graduate (under age 21) to begin or continue their higher education at a college or trade school. The applicant must be accepted to or currently attend a college or trade school. The criteria for the award of the scholarship are Character, Christian discipleship, community citizenship and financial need. The award may be divided among up to three applicants in the discretion of the scholarship committee. This scholarship is open to members of the community and does not require the applicant to be a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

The Leveto Scholarship
For beginning and continuing students
The intent of this scholarship, awarded in memory of Lon Leveto, is for ministry students, high school seniors, and adults seeking further higher education or trade school. Candidates should be a member of Trinity, have discipleship background in Church and/or community service and financial need. This scholarship is open to members of Trinity United Methodist Church.

The Mathias Severin Torgersen Memorial Scholarship
For beginning students
The intent of this scholarship, first awarded in 2008 in memory of Rev. Matt Torgersen by the United Methodist Men, is to provide a high school senior to begin their higher education at a college or trade school. The applicant must be an active participant in the ministry of Trinity Church and a regular worship attendee. This scholarship is open to members of Trinity United Methodist Church.

The Ryan James Cameron Scholarship
For beginning and continuing students
The intent of this Scholarship, first awarded in 2013 in memory of Ryan James Cameron, is to provide a high school senior, or high school graduate (under the age of 21) to begin or continue their higher education at a four-year college. The applicant must be accepted or currently enrolled at a four-year college. The criteria for the award are Character, Christian discipleship, Church and Community service, and financial need. The award may be divided among up to two applicants in the discretion of the scholarship committee. The applicant should be a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Ruth E. Frost Scholarship
For beginning and continuing students

The intent of this scholarship, first awarded in 2017 in memory of Ruth E. Frost, is to assist church youth that has demonstrated health need, financial need or ill parents with his or her educational costs. The applicants will be evaluated on their Christian character (following the moral and ethical teachings of Jesus), Christian discipleship (displaying a willingness to follow and serve Christ), financial need, health needs, or illness of a parent.

Seelinger-Thompson Scholarship
For post-graduate students

The intent of this scholarship, first awarded in 2017 in memory of George A. Seelinger and Katherine Thompson, is to assist those that are continuing education at a post-graduate level. Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in a post-graduate program. The criteria for the award are Character, Christian discipleship, church and community service, and financial need.

Nelson Scholarship
For beginning students

The intent of this scholarship, first awarded in 1995 in memory of Norma G. Nelson, is to provide for a high school senior within the church who is continuing their higher education at a four-year college. The applicant must be accepted to a four-year college in pursuit of a bachelor’s or comparable degree. The criteria for the award are Christian character, Christian discipleship, and financial need.