The Evelyn E. Eckert Scholarship is for non-vocational post high school education for students whose parents are members of the First United Methodist Church (FUMC)in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. The scholarship is administered by the FUMC Administrative Council. click here, or call the church office at 618-242-1030,for an application. May 13 is the firm deadline for all applications, none will be accepted after that date.
Each applicant must meet the following criteria:
• *Plan to pursue non-vocational post high school education;
• *Have a parent who is member of First United Methodist Church;
• Attend school at the undergraduate level on a full-time basis;
• Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale;
• Note: Students may not receive assistance from this scholarship for more than 4 years.