Chowan Christian Service Association

Scholarship Application


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The Purpose of the Chowan Christian Service Association

The primary purpose of the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) shall be to provide scholarship assistance to worthy and needy students preparing for Christian vocational ministry at Chowan University. This will be accomplished by soliciting funds through gifts, bequests and so forth. In fulfilling this purpose the Association shall provide support to ministerial students. This will be accomplished by encouraging students in their educational and spiritual pursuits and helping the students to find places of service. The secondary purpose of the Association shall be to provide scholarship assistance to fultime Chowan students for University sponsored mission experiences.

Scholarship Requirements

  1. Scholarship recipients must be full-time students pursuing Bachelor's Degrees and preparing for full-time Christian vocational ministry. Full-time students are students who register for twelve or more semester hours of academic work each semester.
  2. Recipients must maintain an overall 2.5 grade point average in their studies or risk non-renewal of their scholarships.
  3. Recipients must be of unquestionable moral character.
  4. Recipients shall be positive proponents of campus Christian life including participation and leadership in activities such as Campus Worship, Gospel Choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian concerts, and mission experiences.

CCSA Scholarship Application Questions

Read the scholarship requirements above and indicate your intentions.

I agree to uphold these requirements:

If you are unable to answer YES please explain:


Write one or two paragraphs about your faith journey as a Christian.


Discuss your aspirations for a career in Christian ministry.


A recipient of the CCSA Scholarship must have at the minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) and must maintain it to keep the scholarship. Discuss your plans for maintaining a 2.5 GPA or better once you are a student.


CCSA Scholarship Recipients are asked to participate and be involved in Chowan's Campus Ministry. What do you know of Chowan's Campus Ministry and how do you see yourself being an active participant?


Picture yourself after graduating from Chowan. How do you plan to serve in a Christian ministry?