UCC Racial Equity Team
Applications for Community Scholarship
Historically, American institutions
have contributed to the unequal and sometimes violent treatment of many of its
citizens. Recent gun deaths and other tragic events have highlighted unfair
policies that continue to fuel unrest and poverty everywhere. To ensure that this
church supports racial equity and social justice with advocacy and meaningful
actions, the Racial Equity Team at Newman Congregational Church, United Church
of Christ offers scholarship aid - between $1k-$3k to individuals who identify
as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) who are pursuing education beyond
high school in 2023-24.
It is our intention that these awards
help further the dreams and aspirations of marginalized students in southern
Scholarship applicants will include an
essay describing their motivation and plans for their future.
Dates: Accepting Applications - Current
Deadline – May 15, 2023 - (extended as of 4/24/2023)
Notified – May 31, 2023
Criteria: Identifying as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC)
higher education or training post-high school
If individuals or businesses in the
community would like to partner with the Newman UCC Racial Equity Team in
supporting the Community Scholarship, contributions may be made to Newman UCC
at the address below or online HERE.
Newman Congregational Church, United
Church of Christ is located at 100 Newman Avenue, PO Box 4764, Rumford, RI
02916. For more information, call the church office at 401-434-4742 X10.