St. Stephen United Methodist Church
$1,000 Scholarship


The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a qualified student with his or her first year of tuition at a college or university in order to help reach their career goals. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from an AISD high school. Payment of the scholarship will be made to the institution.

Selection of the award will be based on the following criteria:

  •  Completion of a short essay (minimum of 250 words), with the topic of “Why I Should Receive This Scholarship”
  •  Stating career goals which will be enabled by higher education
  •  Academic Achievements
  •  Financial Need
  •  School activities and/or community activities

While academic achievements are important, as they show an ability to achieve your goals, they are no more important for this scholarship than your demonstrated contributions to the community and aspirations to do so in the future with the help of this scholarship. Interested students are encouraged to obtain an application from the high school counselor’s office or online. Completed applications may be mailed to St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 1800 W. Randol Mill Rd. Arlington, TX 76012, or may be submitted via email to

Final deadline for receiving the application is April 15, 2018 The winner will be announced and presented the scholarship at the St. Stephen United Methodist Church Civic Leader and Scholar Recognition dinner to be held May 4, 2018 at the Shady Valley Country Club, Arlington, Texas Questions may be addressed to Richard Crowder via email

Download the Application Form