Christ Saves Hearts Scholarship
Application deadline: 4/15/23
DESCRIPTION: The Christ Saves Hearts Scholarship Program was established in 2016 to provide college scholarships to graduating NC Triangle high school seniors and college freshman who have been directly affected by heart disease. The scholarships available are non-renewable awards of (one) $1,000 scholarship and (two) $500 scholarships. These scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.
CRITERIA: To receive consideration, applicants must:
• Be African-American, Hispanic, Asian or other minority
• Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.25 for high school and 2.5 for college freshman and sophomores.
• Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomes (student’s merit will be considered to a greater degree)
• Attend a U.S. accredited college or university beginning in the fall of 2020 in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree
• Reside or attend a university in one of the following counties: Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange, Pearson, or Wake
APPLICATION PROCESS: An electronic version of the application is available by emailing ChristSavesHearts@gmail.com. Submissions must be mailed to Christ Saves Hearts Foundation Inc. 7751 Brier Creek Pkwy., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27617 with a postmark dated on or before April 15th, 2023 or emailed on or before April 15th, 2023 to ChristSavesHearts@gmail.com.
The following items must be submitted:
• Application completed in full with written essay (minimum 500 words)
• High school transcript through the most recent semester and 1st semester college transcript (if applicable)
• Two letters of recommendation – one academic and one personal (include why the applicant should receive the award)
• Any other supporting materials are optional (i.e. financial, media formats, etc.) ***The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline above in order to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered