Nelson

Art Nelson Scholarship

Art Nelson was a beloved member of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox.  Art had a love for people in general, greeting everyone at the door each Sunday morning.  The Art Nelson Scholarship is funded by donations to and fund raising by UMM for the purpose of awarding at least one graduating senior from high school or college attendee with funds to help pay for their education.  The following criteria are reviewed for eligibility:

1. Recipient must be a member of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox.

2. Recipient must be a high school graduate.

3. Priority of Award — Individual

   A. Graduating high school senior — first award

   B. College or vocational school student — no prior award

   C. Prior recipient

4. Priority of Award — School

   A. Four (4) year college

   B. Two (2) year college

   C. Vocational school

5. Priority of Award — Schedule

   A. Full time — 12 hours or more

   B. Part time

6. Priority of Award — Major or course of study

   A. Christian Education, the Ministry, or Social Services

   B. Other college major

   C. Vocational School

7. Academic standing will be a major criteria element

8. Activities will be a major criteria element

   A. Church

   B. School

   C. Community

9. Work experience

10. Other Scholarship Awards