DJ Wetzel Fund

The DJ Wetzel Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2017.

Scholarships will be awarded to members of Berks County UCC churches who are continuing their education after high school at a college or university, graduate school, vocational school, or in a life enrichment program.
Previous recipients of a scholarship from this opportunity may apply again and be considered in a subsequent year, however, there is no preferential treatment given to previous recipients.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and March 15th. Applicants will be notified in May.

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of a United Church of Christ located in Berks County, PA?
  2. Provide the name of the church, the church address, and the current pastor's name of the UCC Church where you are a member.
  3. Are you an ACTIVE member of the listed church, ie. active meaning you attend a church service there at least 12 times a year?
  4. Tell us about the activities you have participated in at the church and how long you have participated in the activities.
  5. Write an essay (between 250 and 500 words) that addresses the following topic: Describe how the church has had an impact on your life and how you intend to implement the lessons you learned at church as you continue your education.
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