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Burnett Gene Terry • Reach For The Sky • Diana Swoope

SCHOLARSHIPS

Reach For The Sky

The Reach for the Sky Scholarship was created in honor of Skylar Herbert. In 2020, the world lost a precious angel to COVID-19. Skylar Herbert attended Metropolitan Church of God in Detroit, MI and left a lasting impact and legacy that will never be diminished. Skylar had the heart of a servant and a smile as bright as the sun.


The scholarship offers one $500 scholarship award to a qualifying KidsQuest student every year that embodies the same servant, leader heart that Skylar had. Scholarship funds can be used for school supplies or saving towards further education. A designated committee of NIYC leadership representatives will make the selection.

Applications and all supplemental materials must be turned in or postmarked by Nov 15th Detailed information about the scholarship and the application can be found in the apply link below.

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REV. DR. DIANA L. SWOOPE SCHOLARSHIP

Rev. Dr. Diana L. Swoope was the 13th president of NIYC. She was the first elected female president to NIYC. Rev. Swoope also served as the Senior Pastor of Arlington Church of God in Akron, OH until her death in September of 2020. Rev. Swoope was a wife, sister, friend, visionary, leader, warrior, author, and the founder of the Arlington Christian Academy while providing nearly 40 years of service to her community. We honor Rev. Swoope’s profound impact on the community and NIYC with the Rev. Dr. Diana Swoope Scholarship.

 

The scholarship offers one $1000 scholarship awards to qualifying high school or college students. The award recognizes students who exemplify qualities of perseverance and leadership, and has had an impacted on their community. Scholarship funds can be used for school supplies, books, fees, or other academic costs. Designated committee members of NIYC leadership team will make the selections.

Applications and all supplemental materials must be turned in or postmarked by Nov 15th Detailed information about the scholarship and the application can be found in the apply link below.

Burnette Gene Terry

The Burnett Gene Terry Scholarship Application sponsored by Terry & Associates Foundation, Inc. offers up to two (2) $500 scholarship awards to qualifying high school seniors and college students. The award recognizes students who demonstrate motivation in their pursuit of higher education, are involved with the NIYC or Youth Camp Middlesex, and serve their communities.

 

Winner is announced at West Middlesex on Zion's Hill. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, fees, and other academic costs. Applications and all supplemental materials must be postmarked or emailed to info@niyc.org by June 30thDetailed information about the scholarship and the application can be found in the apply link below.

Scholarship Award Recipients

2022: Alliea Ramkissoon & Nia Dillard

2021: Zhynir Gittens

2020: Jada Williams

2019: Selah Squalls & Timotheus Arrington

2018: Amyre B. Skinner & Shekinah Thigpen

2017: DaQueisha Epps & Amyre Brandom Skinner

2016: Kayla Nicole Hamlett & Javon Lloyd Lue