Brown Church Worker Scholarship
The purpose of the Brown Scholarship Fund is to aid members of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod who are preparing for service as a rostered LCMS professional church worker (i.e. pastor, teacher, DCE, DCO, FLM, deaconess).
Applicants will be considered in regard to character, talents, lead- ership and scholastic standing, as well as exhibiting a caring and loving attitude. Recipients must be a full time student and main "C" average, or the minimum to graduate and work in their in- tended area. Financial need will be a factor in scholarship amounts awarded.
The scholarships are available only to communicant members of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and will be made available in the following order of preference:
Applications may be picked up at:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1 Meigs Drive Shalimar, Florida 32579
Applications should be received by March 1st of each year.
Other information may be found on the LCMS Southern Districts website.
The Brown Scholarship Fund began in 1987 by Herb Brown following the death of his wife. He set up the fund in her memory to specifically to help students who demonstrate "caring and loving attitude" as they prepare for church work. Herb subsequently passed away in December of 1989.
The fund is a private endowed, that is administer by a committee who are made up of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church members.