Thanks to a generous donation, the Synod of the Sun is proud to offer the Betty Kerr Munson - John Steele Kerr Scholarship for selected students attending Austin College and Trinity University.
This scholarship is open to undergraduate students attending Austin College or Trinity University in the studies of education (female) or pre-medicine (male or female).
The primary purpose of this scholarship program, as set forth by the donor, is to support education (female students) and pre-medicine (male and female students) majors, primarily at Austin College, with funding for students at Trinity University, should funding be available.
The scholarship is multi-year, up to $5000 per year, with a maximum of $20,000 for four years.
The following criteria must be met by each applicant:
- You must be enrolled at Austin College or Trinity University.
- A female applicant must be in pursuit of a major in education or pre-medicine (or their equivalents). A male applicant must be in pursuit of a major in pre-medicine (or its equivalents).
- An applicant must be a member in good standing of a Presbyterian Church, as determined by the Synod Grants and Scholarship Commission.
Complete details on how to apply and additional documentation needed can be found on the synod website at:
All scholarship materials must be received by January 15, 2022.