Shiloh Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was created in memory of Mother Virginia Story. Mother Story was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in New London for 63 years and was actively involved in many ministries, including the Diaconate, Ushers, Missionaries, Choir, and Pastor’s Aide ministries.
Mother Story was also actively involved in the Connecticut State Missionary Baptist Convention (CSMBC) for over 35 years serving as President of its Women’s Auxiliary from 1985 to 1989. Her civic affiliations and involvement included membership in the Black Caucus, the Women’s Democratic Club of Groton Executive Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and First Vice President of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW).
High school or returning college student
Maintain a “C” average or above
Procedure for granting Scholarship funding:
The applicant must complete an application and submit a letter to the committee by May 31st for the academic year. The letter should include the following: your interests, ambitions, specific plans for the future, and any additional information you feel the scholarship committee should know about you. An application form received after May 31st will be considered for the January semester.
Aid is given mainly for books, fees, etc.