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Rev. A. W. Lott Memorial Scholarship



Created through the generosity and vision of the late Pastor Emeritus Solomon L. Drake, the Rev. A. W. Lott Scholarship provides $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing post-secondary degrees or vocational training.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must currently attend and have participated with the GEMBC ministry for the past 2 years.

  • Must be a current graduating high school student.

  • Must have an overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.2 or above.

  • Must provide proof of acceptance to a college/university/vocational school.

  • Must provide two letters of recommendation from school (teacher, counselor, school administrator) and/or church (Sunday School Teacher, Youth Ministries).



  • Please provide completed application, personal statement, two letters of recommendation and proof of post-secondary acceptance. Applications may be either submitted to church office, completed online -, or mailed and postmarked by May 15th.

  • An official high school transcript is required and must be submitted by May 15th.



Initial award

  • Initial scholarship award of $1,000 paid during the first academic year - two installments of $500 payable for fall/spring semester.



  • Students are eligible to renew their scholarship award for an additional $500 each academic year from sophomore through senior year (may be completed non-consecutively up to five (5) years) for a total of $1,500.

  • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for renewal. Please submit unofficial college/vocational transcripts after completion of each academic year by June 15th.

  • Total scholarship award (initial and renewals) not to exceed $2,500.

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