Applicants must be high school seniors who attend an Assemblies of God church, either in the United States or abroad as dependents of Assemblies of God missionaries or chaplains. Applicants must also attend an institution of higher learning that is endorsed by the Assemblies of God the fall immediately following their high school graduation.
The scholarship, which is granted for the first year of college, is given to winners who will be attending one of the 19 endorsed Assemblies of God colleges the fall immediately following their high school graduation.
Winners will receive the scholarship money as follows:
First Place: $8,000 ($4,000 awarded per semester for two semesters)
Second Place: $4,000 ($2,000 awarded per semester for two semesters)
Third Place: $2,000 ($1,000 awarded per semester for two semesters)
If you are interested in the J. Robert Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship Program, applications are available online or from District Youth Directors after November and are accepted from December 1st to February 1st each year at the District Youth Directors' offices. The national scholarships will be awarded no later than April 1.