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Gloria Millender "I am 3rd" - J. O. Y. Scholarship

1 winner$1,000
Application Deadline
May 1, 2025
Winners Announced
Jun 1, 2025
Education Level
High School
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
Volunteering experience

Gloria Millender is an incredible woman who is living an inspirational life and demonstrates a remarkable commitment to her values.

Gloria lives by the principles of J. O. Y. - (J)esus first, (O)thers second, and (Y)ourself third. Through selflessness and community, Gloria believes that change is possible. Gloria wants the next generation of impactful leaders to be uplifted so they could carry on her mission and continue spreading her passions. She specifically is looking to help black males through their journey as they yield to the Holy Spirit and increase their ability to take their God-given place as Spirit-lead, selfless leaders of our society.

This scholarship aims to honor God by supporting college-bound Black students who embody excellence through the principles of J. O. Y.

Any Black male, college bound high school senior who is of the Christian faith may apply for this scholarship if he has volunteering experience. 

To apply, write an essay of 500 words or less telling us how you have put Jesus first, others second, and yourself third, as well as how this experience affected you and how you will continue living by J. O. Y. in your life.

Selection Criteria:
Love, faith, and service
Published March 13, 2024
Essay Topic

Tell us about a time when you put Jesus first, others second, and yourself third. How did it impact you, and how do you plan to keep living by these principles in the future?

250–500 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is May 1, 2025. Winners will be announced on Jun 1, 2025.