Kermit and Janie Starnes Scholarship

2021/2022 Application Process is Open
Click here for the Intent to Apply form

Scholarship Questions • Jody Jennings – jodyjennings@hotmail.com
Application Questions • Ginger Hightower – 704.207.3349

Through the generosity of the Starnes Family, the youth of Central have been the recipients of 124 scholarships totaling $807,700 since 2013.  Scholarships are available to active youth of Central who are committed to growing in their faith while furthering their education.

How to Apply

1. Complete the Intent to Apply.
2. Your application will be sent to you via an email link – March 2, or within two days of receiving your “Intent to Apply” after March 2.
3. Your application link will be accessible, and your application editable until the April 15,  5:00pm deadline.
4. The decision of the committee will be sent via letter no later than the week of May 24.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS*
1. Full-time student status (12-hour min)
2. Cumulative GPA of 2.5
3.  Yearly check-in / interview
4.  Attendance at Youth Sunday in June

*NOTE(S)
1.  The application process must be completed yearly.
2.  All information requested by the committee is confidential.
3.  Award is at the discretion of the committee.
4.  Eligibility – Students will be eligible for the Starnes scholarship for a maximum of 8 semesters to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students.
5.  Transcripts – Students will be required to submit an official transcript at the time of application and an unofficial transcript at the end of the fall semester to validate GPA and full-time status.

Scholarship Committee            

Chairperson, Jody Jennings
Virginia Duncan
Matt Gustafson
Libby Helms
Ginger Hightower
Lanny Lancaster
Julie Miles

Edited January 2021