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. Were you a member of First United Church of Christ located on Washington Street in Reading, PA prior to its closure?
  2. Are you currently a member of a United Church of Christ located in Berks County, PA?
  3. Provide the name of the church, the church address, and the current pastor's name of the UCC Church where you are currently a member.
  4. Are you an ACTIVE member of the listed church, ie. active meaning you attend a church service at the above mentioned church 8-10 times or more a year?
  5. List the church activities you have participated in or are currently participating in at the church, including your role in the activity, how long you have participated in the activity, including approximate periods of time of participation.
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