Brother Charles E. Manuel and Sister Ethelind S. Stroud were long time members of Beaver Creek A.M.E. Zion Church (now known as Simon Temple A.M.E. Zion Church) from the 1920s through 1988.
Brother Manuel and Sister Stroud have transitioned from labor to reward and Simon Temple A.M.E.Z. Church is proud to have a scholarship that bears the names of two such dedicated Christians.
The Simon Temple A.M.E. Zion Church recognizes outstanding academic achievement, leadership potential, service to community, and the desire to pursue higher education through its annual scholarship awards. Scholarships are awarded to church members who are currently enrolled in a traditional high school, private school, military academy, early high school college programs or FTCC. Recipients of the scholarship must pursue a post-secondary education at a community college or a four-year college/ university. Members are eligible to apply up to age 21. However, students that are currently enrolled in college are not eligible. You must be entering your 1st semester or quarter of college.
Please download the Scholarship Application and Verification Forms below. Applicants must submit all required documents to the Simon Temple church office no later than Noon on Thursday, June 2, 2022.