Regional students receive Everence scholarships

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Cosette Mast and Guadalulpe Zarate awarded 2018-2019 scholarships

Two students from the Harrisonburg, Virginia area have received Everence® college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The recipients are:

  • Cosette Mast of Cornerstone Church of Broadway in Broadway, who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • Guadalupe Zarate of Iglesia Encienda Una Luz in Rockingham, who received at $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Bridgewater College.

They are among 42 recipients of Everence college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship program encourages young people to explore the integration of faith and finances while helping them on their educational journeys.

More than 150 students from across the country applied for scholarships – a benefit of being an Everence member – for the coming academic year. Recipients were chosen based on leadership, community involvement and responses to an essay question.

“Everence believes it’s important to support students as they work toward their college degrees,” said Kenda Mishler, Member Benefits Manager. “We want to reward young women and men committed to improving their communities and the world beyond their communities.”

See the complete list of 2018-2019 scholarship recipients and their photos here.

Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives. Everence offers banking, insurance and financial services with community benefits and stewardship education. Everence is a ministry of Mennonite Church USA and other churches.

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Everence college scholarship

Supporting our members

One benefit of being an Everence member is the chance to earn a college scholarship. 

Applications for 2019-2020 college scholarships will be accepted beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The application period will continue through the end of February 2019.

The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be posted on our website in November.

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