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2015 Scholarship Recipients

The West Ohio Conference is pleased to announce the 12 West Ohio students who will receive Next Generations Leadership scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Through the generous donations received during The United Methodist Student Day Offering as well as funding through the conference's Connectional Ministries area, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and The  West Ohio Conference provides scholarships to qualified West Ohio students who are attending accredited institutions of higher education. The Next Generation Leadership Scholarships are awarded to support young students in their pursuit of God’s calling in their lives, becoming strong leaders here and across the denomination.

The various scholarship categories listed below support students with a range of goals, backgrounds, needs and abilities.Students who were chosen for the scholarships are active members of a United Methodist Church in West Ohio and have demonstrated strong achievement, involvement and leadership in their churches, schools and communities. Each student provided two letters of reference that spoke to their character as well as transcripts showing their dedication to academic success. It is the hope of the West Ohio Conference and Next Generations Leadership Team that these and all West Ohio students gain strength, courage and wisdom in their education, faith, and calling this fall. Scholarships given to these students reached a combined total of $13,420.

 

Ethnic Minority and Leadership Scholarship

 

Andres de Arco
American University
Mason United Methodist Church
$3,000

Merit Scholarships


Ashley Mills
Methodist Theological School in Ohio
Worthington United Methodist Church
$585

John Henderson
Methodist Theological School in Ohio
Church of the Master United Methodist Church
$585

Leadership Scholarships

Macy Fraylick
Miami University
New Madison UMC
$3,000

Rachel Schilling
Calvin College
Maumee UMC
$1,500

Elizabeth Sheetz
University of Cincinatti
Church of the Saviour UMC
$1,250

 

Amy Wiles
Ohio Northern University
Millersport UMC
$1,000

Jacob McGinty
Ohio University
Lebanon UMC
$500

Elizabeth Mazza
Northern Kentucky University
Cheviot UMC
$500

Hannah Lamb
Ohio Northern University
St. Paul's UMC
$500

Sam Law
Capital University
Cornerstone UMC
$500

Jordan Waugh
Miami University
Monroe UMC
$500