Patterson Scholarship

This scholarship honors the memory of D. H. and Roberta Patterson, long-time members of First United Methodist Church, the West Lafayette community. Mr. Patterson also served on the faculty of Purdue University.

This application must be completed and submitted to the First United Methodist Church office. The application will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee of First United Methodist Church Foundation. Information contained herein will be treated confidentially.

Scholarship qualifications and specifics are as follows:
  • The recipient of the scholarship must be a student at Purdue University, pursuing a four-year degree.
  • A former recipient of the scholarship may re-apply annually, up to three times.
  • The scholarship is administered as an interest free loan, forgivable upon completion of the degree. If the degree is not completed, the scholarship loan is to be repaid at the time the degree program is discontinued.
Preference will be given to an applicant who has been active in the programs of Wesley Foundation and/or First United Methodist Church, West Lafayette. 

Go here and print the application found here, bring or send to FUMC 1700 State Road 26 West. West Lafayette, IN 47906

Provide a letter of reference from your current church pastor, and a transcript of at least your previous 2 full years of academic work (high school/college). Applications must be submitted with the original and 5 copies, including all supporting documents. Applications that do not follow these directions will not be eligible for consideration.