Rew Walz and Edna Walz Memorial Scholarship

Applications are now be accepted for the 2020-21 academic year. Scholarships may be awarded to persons who are needy and worthy and planning on a career in any of the following areas: minister of the Word and Sacraments, Director of Christian Education, Missionary, or other church-related vocations in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Eligible Colleges/ Schools for attendance: Any accredited college, university, seminary, or institution for specific religious vocations.

Academic requirements: to be considered for initial application: 3.00 GPA (scale of 4.00). To be considered for re-application: maintaining satisfactory progress according to the standards of the institution where enrolled.

Selection criteria include:

  1. Financial need
  2. Statement of goals
  3. Evidence of activity in a Presbyterian Church
  4. Academic progress

Who may apply:

  1. Graduates of an accredited high school in the Presbytery of South Dakota and who have been active in church school, choir and/or other youth work, and
  2. Active member of the PCUSA.

Application must be received by Dec. 15, 2020.

Contact Bill Zavitz at to apply.