Rink and Channie Benson

Rink and Channie Benson CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP

The Rink and Channie Benson Family values Catholic education and believes in supporting youth as they pursue Jesus through their Catholic faith.  This scholarship has a two-fold purpose:  1) to assist Monroe City Catholic youth to further their education and 2) as an opportunity to receive feedback from those who utilize our youth ministry programs in order to enhance them. 

The information provided on this form will be used by the Benson Youth Ministry Scholarship Committee to select award recipients.  Scholarships will be awarded based on participation in youth ministry events and honest, practical, and well-stated feedback concerning the Catholic formation of our youth through our programs.  Constructive criticism is welcome. Feedback from these applications will be used to enhance our youth ministry programs.

Eligibility

  • Confirmed member of the Catholic Church
  • Eligible graduate of Monroe City High School
  • Participant in Holy Rosary/St. Stephens Youth Ministry programs
    • Examples include:  Holy Rosary School, PSR, Youth Group (MS or HS), Steubenville conferences, NCYC, Catholic Heart Work Camp, TEC, Totus Tuus, Camp Tolton (Jo-Ota), etc…
  • Descendents of the Rink and Channie Benson family are not eligible

Judging Criteria

  • Are all questions fully answered
  • Is the information provided helpful with both positive and constructive feedback
  • Does the applicant meet the minimum eligibility requirements

Details

  • $2500 award for the recipient with the possibility of $500 renewable for 3 additional years with proof of participation in college youth ministry programs
  • Applications will remain anonymous through a numbering system.  Reviewers will be blinded to the identifying information of the applicant. 
  • Written honest feedback is required
  • This information will be used to improve our youth ministry programs
  • Please provide both positive and negative feedback with examples to help us keep what is working and address what isn’t
  • Please type and attach your answers to the essay questions
  • Again, the award will be based on the application with the most practical, honest and well-stated feedback for our youth ministry programs in the Catholic formation of our youth. 
  • Giving responses that you think the committee wants to hear will not be rewarded.  We are looking for courteous honesty and constructive feedback. 
  • Deadline- March 30th.  Please turn paper copies into the parish office

Rink and Channie Benson Catholic Youth Ministry Scholarship

The Rink and Channie Benson Family values Catholic education and believes in supporting youth as they pursue Jesus through their Catholic faith. This scholarship has a two-fold purpose: 1) to assist Monroe City Catholic youth to further their education and 2) as an opportunity to receive feedback from those who utilize our youth ministry programs in order to enhance them.

1. Personal Information

This information will not be seen by the judging committee.
Full Name of Applicant(Required)
Present Home Address(Required)

2. Family Information

This information will not be seen by the judging committee.
Father's Name(Required)
Mother's Name
Father's Address(Required)
Mother's Address (if different than Father's address)

Scholarship Questions

All applications will have identifying information removed and will be assigned a number. The judging committee will see only your answers and will not know the identity of the applicant until after the scholarship recipient is chosen.