The Purpose of the True Church Men of Distinction Scholarship (TCMOD), is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to further their education by either obtaining a diploma in trade, an associate degree, or bachelors degree from an accredited institution and to use their learned skills to enhance the body of Christ. The preferred recipient of this Scholarship will be a faithfully devoted and involved member of the True Church of God in Christ who is self-motivated, and aspires to obtain a higher level of education in order to realize his full potential.
Description of Scholarship
Each TCMOD Scholarship will help cover a portion of the financial need of the recipient, ranging from $250 to $1,000.
- The dollar amount of each scholarship and the number of recipients will be determined each year by the Board of Elders Scholarship Committee and announced during each General Assembly.
- Applicant may only be eligible to receive award if not a recipient of the TCMOD Scholarship the previous year.
- Applicant must show proof of acceptance and registration to a chosen accredited post-secondary institution.
- Recipients must work with the True Church of God in Christ assisting to complete at a minimum of one church community event. Community event must be chosen, approved, and completed within one year of receiving award.
- Must be an active member of the True Church of God In Christ.
- Must have successfully earned their High school diploma or GED.
- Applicant must submit an original and creative essay of 1000 words or less that demonstrates the importance of fellowship, how they have demonstrated fellowship within the True Church, and how fellowship can be improved within the True Church.
- Provide a letter of recommendation from your local Pastor or Minister.
- Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
Submit to MODS@thetruechurch.org Application Deadline: June 1, 2018