2018 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION.
In celebration of 100 years of SERVING BOLDLY, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area will award multiple scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. For 100 years, LSS/NCA has served the most vulnerable children in our community, envisioning wholeness and justice for all. In that vision, the scholarships are intended to further the dreams and success of community members by awarding funds to further education in undergraduate or graduate institutions, or assist individuals in obtaining vocational training.
2018 LSS/NCA Bold Journey Scholarships (In an amount not to exceed) $20,000
Consideration for the award will be weighted towards a promising applicant who has demonstrated the ability to achieve in the face of adversity. The scholarship will enable him/her to pursue an undergraduate or graduate education and/or ensure skilled vocational employment at an accredited vocational school or 2 or 4 year college. Applicants must be a current or recent client of LSS/NCA.
Elizabeth Kreiser Weisburger Scholarship $ 4,000 (current estimated value)
Consideration for the award will be weighted towards a promising applicant who has demonstrated the ability to achieve in the face of adversity. The scholarship will enable him/her to pursue an undergraduate education at an accredited 2 or 4 year college. (The Elizabeth Kreiser Weisburger Scholarship is given in honor of the life and work of Dr. Weisburger. Find more information about her here.)
An applicant must be a client of a Lutheran Social Ministry organization in the ELCA Metropolitan Washington, DC Synod. These organizations include:
Community Family Life Services
Fellowship Square Foundation
Good Shepherd Housing Foundation Lutheran Social Services/NCA
N Street Village
National Lutheran Communities and Services Northern Virginia Coalition (NOVACO) Southeast Ministry
The application must be completed in its entirety by the deadline and returned to Susan Haine at 4406 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011. The applications will be posted on or before March 9, 2018.
April 13, 2018
LSSNCA does not discriminate against applicants for scholarships on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, or on the basis of sex, age or disability.