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Passionate about ministry? Looking for a college experience that includes valuable hands on experience? And you want to graduate debt free? This is the opportunity. Qualifying applicants will receive a cash scholarship directly applied to their account in the amount of the difference between their Pell Grant and actual tuition cost. If that’s you, your tuition bill to attend Northpoint|GR could be absolutely zero for all four years of college!

 

 

The NxtGenNow Scholarship exists to financially empower eligible Northpoint|GR students to participate in a

world-class ministry preparation experience that is both academic and practical without incurring tuition related debt.

Eligible applicants will demonstrate financial need as well as academic and ministry promise. They will also express

a desire to participate in a ministry internship through Grand Rapids First.

FIRST HOPE INTERNSHIP

PASTOR JEREMIAH MORAN

2-3 sentence description

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes

Interns in Kids First will learn a variety of techniques for producing materials for kids ministry and experience in services to connect and lead kids. Kids First interns are comprised of Northpoint students who have been approved as interns. The approval process involves application, interview and audition.

KIDS FIRST INTERNSHIP

PASTOR TROY PICOU

PASTOR ANNISA RICHARD

2-3 sentence description

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes

KEAGAN INTERVIEW VIDEO

WORSHIP INTERNSHIP

PASTOR DREW McELHENNY

2-3 sentence description

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes

VERTICAL INTERNSHIP

PASTOR REGGIE HILL

PASTOR TAYLOR MURPHY

The Vertical Student Ministries Internship is designed to help you grow at an exponential rate. We want the learning you receive at Northpoint to be combined with hands-on ministry experience as well as coaching, training, and spiritual backing. Our goal is to develop young people into the best leaders and influencers in their communities and cities. In this internship you will have the opportunity to invest in students and young adults and learn how to become a leader of leaders. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to work in a team environment working to accomplish something together.

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes

AJ INTERVIEW VIDEO

NORTHPOINT WORSHIP

PROFESSOR BRIAN MILLER

2-3 sentence description

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes

TITO INTERVIEW VIDEO

HERE'S HOW TO QUALIFY

 

Process For Awarding Scholarship - Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

  1. Submit the application form in its entirety before June 14, 2020

  2. Reviewed by President / Dean by June 17, 2020

  3. Interview with Appropriate Intern Area Director – by June 22, 2020

  4. Committee Meeting – by June 30, 2020

  5. Candidates forwarded to the donor by July 3, 2020

  6. Scholarship Awardees notified via email/phone by July 10, 2020

 

Criteria:

I.  A demonstrated vibrant faith in Jesus Christ.

To be verified by:

  • Pastoral reference from Northpoint|GR application process

  • Personal essay from the NxtGenNow Scholarship application form

  • Interview with appropriate representatives from Northpoint|GR and Grand Rapids First

  • Regular attendance and involvement at Grand Rapids First or the student’s home church

II.  A demonstrated passion and potential for participation in the ongoing work of Jesus.  

To be verified by:

  • Pastoral reference

  • Personal essay articulating passion and involvement

  • Interview with appropriate representatives from Northpoint|GR and Grand Rapids First

III.  A demonstrated ability to be academically successful.

To be verified by:

  • High School GPA of preferably 3.00 or higher

  • ACT or SAT scores preferably  at the 75th percentile [21/1250] or higher

  • Educator reference from Northpoint|GR application process

  • Phone interview with appropriate representative(s) from Northpoint|GR

  • Maintenance of 2.75 GPA or higher during the first year at Northpoint|GR and a 3.0 thereafter

  • Full-time participation in the student’s scheduled Northpoint|GR cohort is preferred 

IV.  Availability to participate in the appropriate Grand Rapids First ministry internship is required on Wednesdays (one day per week) for the entirety of the awarded academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). 
V.  A demonstrated financial need and a commitment to financial responsibility.

To be verified by:

  • Review of completed FAFSA packet

  • Confirmed through the interview process and references

  • Avoidance of unnecessary loans and a commitment to debt-free graduation


 

 

TITO INTERVIEW VIDEO

FIRST HOPE INTERNSHIP

PASTOR JEREMIAH MORAN

2-3 sentence description

Rough Schedule

3-7 weekyl tasks

5-7 goal outcomes