Shiloh Scholarship Fund

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).

Applicant Qualifications:

High school or returning college student

Active member for one year at Shiloh
Accepted as a student at an accredited institution (undergraduate studies)

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 paid directly to the student during September and the other half in January.
Recipients will be notified via letter by June 30th.
Aid is given for the upcoming academic year; students may reapply each year for the scholarship – up to four (4) years max.

Aid is given mainly for books, fees, etc.