As an ever-growing dedication to our youth, HTELC provides access to scholarships that helps break down barriers & open doors for an overall success in life. The window for our annual scholarship submission is April 15th – May 15th.
Scholarship criteria listed below is for graduating High School Seniors, Undergraduate/Graduate College students.
Must be an active member or close relative of an active member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
Must be accepted to an accredited, community college, 4-year college or university
Must submit (1) 300 word essay entitled “Why You are Interested in this Scholarship”
Must submit (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher and a counselor
Specific to the Erma Anderson Scholarship:
3.0 Minimum GPA
500 word essay entitled “Why I Should Be The Recipient of The Erma Anderson Scholarship”
Perform at least 20 hours of volunteer service for HTELC. Verifiable documentation must be provided prior to distribution of funds
Required Submission Materials to be considered for the scholarship you must submit the following:
Completed online HTELC Scholarship Application
Un-official hard copy (scanned, emailed or mailed) of your most recent transcript
(Screen Shots not accepted)
Copy or copies of your college acceptance letters
All requested information listed above, along with the online application & essay must be received by Mr. Winston on or before 5:00 pm May 15, 2022 via email firstname.lastname@example.org or directly mailed to:
Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
ATTN: Mr. Randy Winston
9300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90305
Scholarships Descriptions For High School Seniors Only:
Betty Jean Stephens Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college.
Calvin Luke Monteilh Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school senior males who plan to attend college.
Beal Family Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors who are going into college and must be an attending member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Erma Anderson Memorial Scholarship: For graduating high school seniors going on to a 4year college who have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
For High School Seniors and Undergraduate/Graduate College Students
Regine and Andria Caruthers Scholarship: Awarded to a graduating high school senior or an undergraduate student who exhibits leadership qualities while maintaining high academic standards.
Dr. Lee B. Stephens Jr. Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate college students planning to pursue or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate college degree, with preference given those pursuing a degree in the sciences.
Geri Gorum Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate college students pursuing or planning to pursue a college degree in the arts or the medical field.
Beauford E. Anderson Scholarship for the Arts: Awarded to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students who are either planning to pursue already pursuing a major in the arts (e.g., fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, visual arts).
Coral L. Shields Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate college students pursuing or planning to pursue a career in nursing or the medical field.
For Undergraduate and Graduate College Students Only:
New Beginnings Scholarship: Awarded to a single parent with at least one dependent child who has applied for or is currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university.
For Students Going into the Ministry:
Pastor’s Scholarship: Awarded to students who are pursuing education with the goal of doing some form of Christian ministry.