Bethel College offers scholarships to Rising Stars graduates
By Public Relations
January 04, 2008
Bethel College will offer scholarships
to the five recent graduates of the Rising Stars youth leadership program. Washington High School students, Isha Gibson
(sophomore), Charnelle Maefield-Martin (sophomore), Justin Nowak (sophomore),
Tamika Bolunt (freshman), and Chelsa Williams (sophomore) successfully
completed all requirements of the pilot program. These five participants will
receive a $1,500 renewable grant (four year total - $6,000) to attend Bethel College.
Bethel will continue to offer grants to
future Rising Stars graduates as part of an effort to encourage students to
actively participate in leadership development activities, as well as academic
and creative endeavors.
All students who
apply to Bethel
may be considered for other awards as well, such as renewable academic
scholarships ranging from $2,500 to full-tuition. Bethel also offers a Billy Kirk Leadership award
annually as well as a number of other grants to students who meet eligibility.
is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates,
bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current
enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 12 countries, more than 25 denominations and
16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available
based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the
arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel
offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka
campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.).
The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded
acres in Mishawaka, Ind.