Instructions


We will recognize Zion members who are graduating or being promoted from any level between preschool through post-graduate, as well as from other programs (e.g., Ushering School) during our Graduates Day celebration following the worship service on Sunday, June 5, 2022.  We also will award scholarships to Zion members who are high school graduates who meet the scholarship requirements listed below:

1. Active Member of Zion Baptist Church according to Article VIII, Section 4(a) of the Constitution and Bylaws;
2. Participates in a Zion Baptist Church ministry at least one full year during high school;
3. Is a graduating high school senior or a GED recipient prior to the Fall 2022 enrollment term;
4. Intends to pursue higher education in Fall 2022;
5. Submits a fully completed Scholarship Application by May 15, 2022; and
6. Provides a copy of the acceptance letter from the institution that the student will be attending and photo.

Criterion 1 is a firm requirement and cannot be waived. Students who do not meet any of the requirements between 2 and 6 and want to be considered for a Zion Baptist Church Scholarship must complete BOTH this application AND an Exception Consideration Request at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022ZBC-ExceptionRequest for the College Ministry's consideration.

 To be included,you must complete the following requirements by Sunday, May 15, 2022: 

(1) Submit all the information on the form below ; and

(2) Send a copy of the graduate's college acceptance letter and photograph to the College Ministry by (a) uploading to this application as provided below; (b) via email to collegeministry@zionbaptistchurch.net; or (c) via U.S. mail to Zion Baptist Church College Ministry, c/o Deacon Minette Barnes, 8104 Hollygate Drive, Glenn Dale, MD 20769.

Please note that if you are awarded a scholarship, your social security number also is required; we will contact the student at the phone number provided to obtain that securely. If you have any questions about this application, send them to collegeministry@zionbaptistchurch.net.

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* 1. High School Graduate's Information

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* 2. Graduate's phone numbers

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* 3. Graduate's age

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* 4. Graduating from:

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* 5. Graduation/Promotion Date

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* 6. List below all ministries at Zion Baptist Church in which you are or were involved in high school, the years you participated (e.g., 2021-2022), and any leadership roles you had

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* 7. List below all extracurricular activities at your high school in which you are or were involved, the years you participated (e.g., 2021-2022), and any leadership roles you had

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* 8. List below all other community activities in which you are or were involved in high school, the years you participated (e.g., 2021-2022), and any leadership roles you had

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* 9. List below all any employment you had in high school, the position and employer, and the months/years you worked (e.g., June-Aug 2021)

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* 10. Educational Institution Applicant Plans to Attend

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* 11. Expected date you plan to start classes

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* 12. Intended major/area of study

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* 13. Parent/Guardian Information

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* 14. Parent/Guardian's phone numbers

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* 15. College Acceptance Letter

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* 16. Upload college graduate's acceptance letter

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* 17. Graduate Photo

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* 18. Upload college graduate's photo

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* 19. Status of my application - please check one of the two boxes below that applies to the Scholarship Application requirements below:

1. I am an active member of Zion Baptist Church according to Article VIII, Section 4(a) of the Constitution and Bylaws;
2. I have participated in a Zion Baptist Church ministry at least one full year during high school;
3. I am a graduating high school senior or a GED recipient prior to the Fall 2022 enrollment term;
4. I intend to pursue higher education in Fall 2022;
5. I am submitting a fully completed Scholarship Application by May 15, 2022; and
6. I have or am providing a copy of the acceptance letter from the institution that I will be attending and my photo.

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* 20. Certification - I am a Disciple of Christ. I verify that all the information submitted is true and correct and is being submitted to Zion Baptist Church to obtain and use a scholarship for educational purposes.  When finished, please click on the "Done" button as many times as it appears to ensure your submission is sent.

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