The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Cathedral Scholars Application

 

The Cathedral Scholars Fund seeks to support the educational endeavors of members of the Cathedral parish of St. Philip, Cathedral staff, immediate family members of the Cathedral staff, and the larger Cathedral community. Scholarships are awarded each year depending on funds available and the number of applicants eligible.

Funding Priorities: We seek to provide financial support toward tuition, books, fees, or other expenses at an accredited school, college, university, or trade school, undergraduate or graduate studies. Awards will be paid directly to the designated academic institution.

Timeline

  • Scholarships are awarded annually on a need basis. Applications are accepted year-round, and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Deadlines for applications are as follows, depending upon when the scholarship funds will be needed:

 

Annual Funding Beginning with:

Application Deadline

Fall Semester/Quarter

May 31

Winter Quarter or Spring Semester/Quarter

September 30

Summer Semester/Quarter

February 28

 

Criteria: Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply based on the following criteria:

  • Financial need: combined annual gross income of applicant or the applicant’s parents less than $75,000
  • Student character: integrity, responsibility and kindness. 
  • Academic performance: include grade point average and rigor of courses 
  • Extracurricular activities: school, church, community activities and after school / summer employment

Application: Please note, the following attachments are required to complete the application:

  • Completed application form 
  • Cover letter composed by the applicant including 250-500 word personal statement (Tell us who you are!)
  • Current school transcript 
  • One letter of recommendation addressing the applicant’s character

(* Denotes Required Fields)

Information
Name: *
Date of Birth: *
Address: *
City, State, Zip: *
Phone Number: *
Email: *
If a Dependent, Parents' Names:
Parents' Address:
Parents' Email:
Siblings:
If Married, Spouse’s Name:
Affiliation: *
Affiliation Note:
Name and address of trade school, college or graduate school for which aid is requested: *
Current School Attending / Enrollment Status: *
Class: *
GPA: *
Extracurricular Activities
School:
Community:
Church:
After School / Summer Employment:
Financial Information
Does annual gross income of applicant’s family exceed $75,000?: *
Number of children in family currently enrolled in tuition-charging schools: *
Is applicant receiving or applying for other financial aid? Please describe in detail below: *
How did you learn about the Cathedral Higher Education Fund scholarships?: *
Confidentiality
All of the information you provide to the Committee will be held in strictest confidence. : *
Please note that should you receive an award, the Committee asks if your name and achievements may be used publicly in various Cathedral publications regarding Cathedral Scholars. Please understand that your decision whether the Committee can or cannot publicly use your name and achievements as a Cathedral Scholar will have no effect on the committee's deliberations regarding your application. Does the Committee have your permission to use your name and achievements in various Cathedral publications? :
Attachments
Cover letter composed by the applicant including 250-500 word personal statement (Tell us who you are!):
Current School Transcript:
One letter of recommendation who can speak to the applicant’s character:
Additional Information
Any Additional Pertinent Information:
Important Note
All application documents must be submitted by 5:00pm of the applicable deadline date. Incomplete applications cannot be reviewed for consideration by the Scholarship Committee.:
For additional information, please contact the Rev. Canon Julia Mitchener at the Cathedral of St. Philip: jmitchener@cathedralATL.org or 404-365-1083.:
Mailing Address: The Cathedral of St. Philip Attn: Cathedral Scholars 2744 Peachtree Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305: