Sunier Scholarship

First Christian Church - Iowa City, Iowa

Sunier Scholarship Guidelines

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Applicant must be a current participant in the First Christian Church in Iowa City, Iowa (or have parents who are participants in the congregation).
  2. Applicant must enroll for at least two semester hours of credit in English Language literature or poetry each semester as a full-time student in college or university. Required Rhetoric or freshman English composition courses 10:1, 10:2, 10:3, 10:4 will not be considered. On the back of this sheet is a list of courses that have qualified in the past as an example of the courses that the committee would consider acceptable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

First Time Applicant

  1. Complete the application form. Please type or print in ink.
  2. Submit a photocopy of official description of literature or poetry course from University / College catalog.
  3. Submit verification of current enrollment (registration).
  4. Type an essay of approximately 1,000 well-chosen words. Topic: Describe the strengths and weakness of your favorite author or poet.
  5. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from significant adults, such as hometown minister, teacher, or employer.

Repeat Applicant

  1. Complete the application form. Please type or print in ink.
  2. Submit a photocopy of official description of literature or poetry course from University / College catalog.
  3. Submit verification of current enrollment (registration).
  4. Type an essay of 500 to 1,000 well-chosen words. Topic: Evaluate previously funded literature / poetry course.
  5. Submit transcript showing grade of previous class.

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APPLICATION DEADLINES

All application materials must be submitted on or before May 4, 2020 to:

Sunier Scholarship Committee
First Christian Church
900 Lincolnshire Place
Coralville, Iowa 52241

Only completed applications submitted by the dates given will be considered.