The Youth and Young Adult Committee administrates a number of scholarship funds.  These scholarships are generally available to upperclass or graduate level students in the helping professions such as the pastorate, social work, Christian education, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, nursing, law, and rehabilitation counseling.

Applications are due May 31, 2017.  Click here to view/download an application.  You can also pick up a paper copy in the church office.

Here are descriptions of the Scholarships:

HELPING PROFESSION SCHOLARSHIPS

Becker-Croot Scholarship (Est. 1981)
This scholarship was established on the occasion of Edward J. and Eleonore Becker Croot’s 50th wedding anniversary. It is open to all residents of the Somerset Hills, and to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live. The family designates a representative to sit with the Committee when applications are reviewed.

Jan Harrell Faulkner Scholarship (Est. 1971)
This scholarship was established by Jan’s parents as a memorial to him. It is open to all residents of the Somerset Hills, and to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live.

John D. and Patricia R Lundquist Scholarship (Est. 1990)
This scholarship was established by the Lundquist family to support students from single parent families in the Somerset Hills who are studying for medical or teaching professions. Preference will be given to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge.

Margaret Moran Scholarship and Mission Fund
This scholarship was established by friends of Margaret to support students enrolled in seminary or individuals undertaking full-time Christian service. It is open to members/former members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live.

Oak Tree Scholarship (Est. 1987)
This scholarship was established by the Church. It is open to all residents of the Somerset Hills, and to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live. Preference will be given to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge.

Exie & Alan Sutton Scholarship (Est. 1988)
This scholarship was established by the Sutton family to support students studying Music or Christian Education. It is open to all residents of the Somerset Hills, and to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live.

THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

General Robert Wood Johnson Scholarship (Est. 1964)
This scholarship is awarded to students in seminary for the purchase of books and educational materials. This scholarship is open to all residents of the Somerset Hills, and to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, regardless of where they live. Preference will be given to members of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge.

William Harte Felmeth Theological Scholarship (Est. 1984)
This scholarship was established for the purpose of encouraging and supporting the theological education of members of the congregation of The Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge. Each applicant must be studying for a church vocation such as ordained ministry, Christian education, commissioned ruling elders, etc. The scholarship is available first to members of Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church. If there are no candidates from BRPC the scholarship is to be made available to candidates from churches in the Presbytery of Elizabeth or the Presbytery of Newark.