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DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

AC NAVA

SCHOLARSHIP

PROGRAM


Eligibility and

Guidelines

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Eligibility and Guidelines

Eligibility

• Must be a baptized member, in good standing; of an Apostolic Assembly church.

• Currently enrolled in any of the following institutions; university, college, Trade/technical School; senior in high

school.

• You must be able to attend an in-person interview with the scholarship review board at the General

Convention (location and date; to be disclosed if chosen).

• You cannot have been a past; first place recipient of this scholarship.

• All non-first place recipients of our scholarships must wait two years before re-applying for the first place

scholarship.

The Social Assistance Scholarship is available to all baptized members, in good standing; of an Apostolic Assembly

church. The student must be enrolled in any of the following institutions; university, college, trade/technical school;

senior in high school. The Scholarships will be awarded at the National General Convention. The award will be based

upon scholastic achievement, church participation, accomplishments, evidence of community involvement, essay

writing and various other factors.

All entries must be postmarked no later than November 1, 2011. Applicants will be notified and interviewed by the

scholarship judges at the Apostolic Assembly Ministerial Convention on November 15-18, 2011:

Department of Social Assistance | AC Nava Scholarship Program

10807 Laurel Street, Rancho Cucamonga, California, 91730

Guidelines

• Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No exceptions.

• All applications must have the signature of either a parent or Pastor.

• No monetary award will be distributed without the verification of registration. In order to release this award in

a timely manner, please submit with the application, a copy of the student’s current registration from

their enrolled institution.

• All applications must be delivered; either by fax, mail or hand delivered by the date indicated on the application.

• The Pastor’s reference letters must be entirely completed by the Pastor and it must be delivered; either by

fax, mail or hand delivered by the date indicated on the application.

If after reading these guidelines, you still have questions and/or concerns regarding the AC Nava Scholarship Program,

please submit your inquiries to:

Department of Social Assistance | AC Nava Scholarship Program

10807 Laurel Street, Rancho Cucamonga, California, 91730

www.acnavafoundation.com


Platform |

Objectives &

Details

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Platform | Objectives & Details

Platform

As our church realizes remarkable growth, new segments and ministries have developed. The Apostolic Assembly

has identified a need to provide a scholarship program for those members of the general assembly that meet the

qualifications.

Objectives

The Department of Social Assistance will provide a scholarship program for the members of the Apostolic

Assembly that meet the requirements:

The targeted objectives are as follows:

This program was created to provide supplemental financial assistance to those full-time students that meet the

following guidelines.

Details

• This program has been implemented to award the efforts of top apostolic students, who desire to take part

in the scholarship process.

• This program has been established by the Apostolic Assembly to encouragement members to further

their education.

• This program is not a comprehensive scholarship program; it has been established as a supplement to

existing funds.

• This program selection will be conducted at the General convention and or on as needed program.

• Financial awards will be presented based on general financial condition of the A. C. Nava fund.

The Apostolic Scholarship Program has operated successfully for many years. With the growth of the Church, the

scholarship program has been developed to benefit those members of the Apostolic Assembly, who have chosen

to further their education. The Department of Social Assistance will designate, an Apostolic Scholarship

Coordinator, on an as needed basis, with the approval of the General Board. The coordinator will be in charge of the

formulation, communication, implementation and overseeing of the scholarship process. The Apostolic Scholarship

Coordinator will appoint a scholarship review committee that will review the candidates. The scholarship

will be coordinated as follows:

• A letter will be sent out to all churches advising them of the A. C. Nava Scholarship Program.

• Scholarship applications will be made available to all members of the Apostolic Assembly.

• Scholarship applications will accepted up to the given date on the application.

• Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the Apostolic Scholarship Coordinator and scored upon

completeness, presentation, writing skills, letters of recommendations, signatures, GPA, ETC.


Platform |

Details &

Stipulations

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Platform | Details & Stipulations

Details

• The scholarship review committee will have no knowledge of the applicant’s scores, therefore their scoring

will be done solely on their in person interview.

• The scholarship review committee will ask the applicant pre-selected questions in order to score the

applicant regarding the scoring sheet guidelines provided.

• The scholarship review committee will not be able to ask the applicant regarding their GPA, so as not to

influence the reviewer’s scoring of the applicant.

• Each member of the scholarship review committee will judge based on their own perspective without

discussion with the other members.

• Once the reviewer’s scores have been tallied and scored, awards will be given out accordingly.

• The amount of the scholarship awards will be based on the budgeted monies designated by DSA.

Implementation of the Apostolic Scholarship Program is coordinated with all General Conventions as seen fit by the

Department of Social Assistance.

Stipulations

The Department of Social Assistance has implemented a scholarship program for the members of the Apostolic Assembly

that fulfill the following stipulations:

• In order for a member to qualify for this program the member must be currently enrolled in a university,

college, junior college, trade school or high school senior (high school students will not be given the actual

award until he/she is actually enrolled in a university, college, junior college, trade school ).

• In order for a member to qualify for this program the member must be a member of the Apostolic Assembly

in good standing.

• In order for a member to qualify for this program the member’s application must have been received

complete on or before the required date on the application.

• In order for a member to qualify for this program the member’s pastor’s evaluation form must be received

on or before the required date on the application.

• Once the applicant wins the first place award the applicant will not be eligible to ever apply again for an

A.C. NAVA scholarship.

• If an applicant wins other than the first place award the applicant must wait one cycle to be eligible again

for a scholarship.

• All scholarships are awarded based on the financial strength of the A. C. Nava Fund.


Application |

Education

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Application | Education

Name:______________________________________________ Date of Birth:____________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:______________________ Zip Code:______________

E-Mail:____________________________________________________________

Home Phone:____________________________ Alternate Phone:____________________________

Fathers Name:____________________________ Mothers Name:______________________________

Name of Local Church:________________________________________________________________

District:__________________________________________________________

Pastor’s Name:_____________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:______________________ Zip Code:______________

Phone Number:___________________________

School Name:________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:______________________ Zip Code:______________

Phone Number:___________________________

Estimated Graduation:_______________________________________________

Major:_______________________________ GPA:________________________

Education:

• Please provide all educational institutions that you have attended chronologically.

School Name:________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:______________________ Zip Code:______________

Phone Number:___________________________

Estimated Graduation:_______________________________________________

Major:_______________________________ GPA:________________________


Education |

Church &

Community

Participation

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Education | Church & Community

Participation

Education:

School Name:________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:______________________ Zip Code:______________

Phone Number:___________________________

Estimated Graduation:_______________________________________________

Major:_______________________________ GPA:________________________

Church Participation:

• Please provide a short paragraph with information on the ways that you have served in

your local church.

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Community Participation:

• Please provide a short paragraph with information on the ways that you have served in

your local community.

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Achievements,

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Achievements, References

& Essay

Achievements:

References

& Essay

• Please list any achievement that has been awarded to you, such as, scholarships, honors

and/or awards.

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References:

Please submit three typed reference letters along with your application, one of which should be from a

church member (i.e. Bishop,minister, youth leader, etc.), one from your Pastor (mandatory) and one from an

academic advisor (i.e. school counselor, teacher, professor, etc.). Please do not include relatives.

Essay:

Please write two 300 word essays on the following topics:

1. How do you intend to tie your education in with the Church?

2. Using the Church Mission statement “Exalt Christ, Equip the Church, Evangelize the World”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: You may state on a separate sheet of paper any additional

information you consider useful to the schjolarship judges (i.e. financial situation, additinal

quantities, past awards, certitficates, etc.)

Date: ____________________________________

Signature:____________________________________________________________

Pastor’s Signature (Mandatory): _________________________________________


Department of Social Assistance

Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus

10807 Laurel Street Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730


Dear Pastor,

Pastor

Evaluation

Form

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Pastor Evaluation Form

It brings us great joy to greet you in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ. We pray that as you receive

this letter you and those dearest to you find yourselves deep in the joy of our Lord.

We, as well as the applicant, thank you for your time and consideration that you will place in filling

out this evaluation. It is very important to both the applicant and the evaluation committee that you fill

out this Scholarship Evaluation Form thoroughly and to the best of your ability. This evaluation will

be a large factor into the determination of the award.

If you have any questions regarding the evaluation, please contact:

Department of Social Assistance | AC Nava Scholarship Program

10807 Laurel Street, Rancho Cucamonga, California, 91730

www.acnavafoundation.com

Questions:

1. General church participation: (How well does the student integrate themselves into the life of the

local body)

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2. Worship Service Participation: (How consistent is the student’s attendance? Is the student

involved in Sunday/Weeknight services?)

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3.Participation in the local church and community: (Does the student actively participate in ministry

opportunities such as: special events, choir, youth events, bible studies, community out reach,

community volunteering?)

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Pastor

Evaluation

Form

AC Nava Scholarship Program

Pastor Evaluation Form

Questions:

Length of student’s membership at local church? _______________________________________________

Was the student baptized at your church? _____________________________________________________

Are you the student’s home pastor? ___________________________________________________________

Is the student away from home while he/she attends school? ____________________________________

If yes, please indicate the student’s home church and Pastor’s name.

If no, please explain:

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Please write a short paragraph on your thoughts as to why you believe that the applicant should be the

recipient of the scholarship award:

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Please initial here if you consent for us to give a copy of this evaluation to the applicant. _____________

Pastor’s Signature_________________________________________ Date_____________________________

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