Scholarships

2022 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AS OF 4/28/22

Kavanaugh United Methodist Church assists deserving high school seniors in furthering their education by providing annual scholarships. These grants are sustained through the Kavanaugh Scholarship Fund and through the generosity of the individuals or, in the case of memorial scholarships, the families of Kavanaugh members whose names they bear.

Scholarship application forms are sent to all county and area high schools each spring. Counselors are encouraged to make the forms available to students.

All applicants must:

  • Have a minimum grade average of “C” (except where noted in specific scholarships)

  • Carry at least 12 hours of course study each semester (or full-time enrollment for their

    school)

  • Need financial assistance to attend college

    Scholarships Available
    Lee Byron Faulkner Memorial Scholarship
    (two available annually)

$1,125 per semester, two semester limit

  • Open to graduating seniors or recent graduates of Greenville High School or other Hunt County high school

  • Preference given to children of the current pastor of Kavanaugh UMC, but not limited to pastor’s children

  • Pastor’s children limited to a maximum award of four school years per child for as long as the pastor is in residence at Kavanaugh

    Mary and Bain Paul Memorial Scholarship

    $350 per semester, two semester limit

  • Open to graduates of Greenville High School

  • One year award

  • Academic criteria must be met for renewal

    Virginia Ray Memorial Scholarship

    $750 per semester, eight semester limit

Open to Hunt County high school students (not Greenville High School)

Kelly Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

$1000 per semester, two semester limit

  • Open to graduating female seniors at Greenville High School

  • Must have at least a “B” average for each high school semester Michael Henson Memorial Scholarship

    $250 per semester, two semester limit

Open to students interested in pursuing alternative education (technical school, etc.)

Mollie Frances Knowles Stephens Nursing Scholarship

$250 per semester, four semester limit

  • Single parent studying nursing at an accredited college

  • Must be enrolled in at least nine hours per semester and maintain a “B” average