College tuition is expensive. In fact, it is one of the most rapidly growing debt segments in our nation today. "Student-loan balances outstanding have soared 70% in the past five years because of rising tuition costs and a weak job market..." Nearly $1 Trillion in Student Debt, wsj.com, May 15, 2013. Helping equip our LCMS youth who choose to pursue secondary education is important to the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF). Please share this scholarship opportunity with your LCMS leadership and members today.
Join the LCEF scholarship winners above! Your college choice can be anywhere ... As long as it is accredited. Awards are not based upon the type of degree you are pursuing. Who wins? Want timely updates on deadlines? Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/LCEFuppermidwest or follow our tweets @LCEFMariaH.
Graduating seniors and current college students should visit lcefuppermidwest.org/scholarships for qualification details and application. Seven $1,000 LCEF upper Midwest districts scholarships will be awarded, one per district. Do not wait until the last minute to apply; an essay and letters of recommendation are required. Only electronically submitted applications will be considered. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2014. Questions? Contact Maria.Hendrickson@lcef.org.