Opportunity to Nominate High School Seniors for Valparaiso University Full-Tuition Lutheran Leader Scholarship

Attention all Pastors:
Bishop Thomas-Breitfeld Shares This Opportunity to Nominate High School Seniors for Valparaiso University Full-Tuition Lutheran Leader Scholarship

If you have a high school student, graduating in the spring of 2019 in your congregation who will be attending Valparaiso University, please consider nominating the student for this full-tuition scholarship! Valparaiso University for the past 22 years, has selected two Lutheran students from among the best high school leaders in the United States to enter a program that is unique in Lutheran higher education.
Attributes of a nominee are:
1) Actively participates in a Lutheran congregation
2) Exhibits leadership within their church, on district of synod level or on a national level
3) Demonstrates academic excellence during high school
4) Intends to be active in a Lutheran congregation as a lay leader or full time church worker
Nominations are due by Saturday, December 15, 2018. This gives students time to apply to the university and prepare their application by the Tuesday, January 15, 2018 deadline. Contact Bishop Thomas- Breitfeld at bishop.thomas-breitfeld@scsw-elca.org or call 608-270-0201. Information needed is: Name, Home phone, address, email address, Student Leadership role, Pastor’s name, Church Name and address. If you have questions, feel free to contact the synod office at 608-270-0201.