Jerry Small was an active member of 40+ years of St. John’s United Methodist Church. The 2015 Gerald W. Small Memorial Education Scholarship will be awarded to an active St. John’s member who meets the following criteria: must be enrolled as a sophomore or higher level in a degree-granting program awarding a bachelor’s or advanced degree resulting in a career in education; covered areas include early childhood education, elementary, or topic area (e.g. humanities, languages, math/science), special education; earned degree to be applied to preschool through grade 12. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Each year a single award of $2,000.00 will be awarded. If/when the fund falls below $2,000.00, the remaining funds will be distributed to a single student and the fund closed. Should there be more than a single eligible student, only one student per year may be chosen.

These scholarships will be awarded at the service on Children’s Day June 14, 2015. Scholarship applications may be left in the Church Office and will be accepted through May 13, 2015.