Educational Grant 2023 Application

The Application Deadline is May 26, 2023 at 5:00 pm!

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Event Details

Application Deadline: May 26, 2023 


To provide a one-time, non-renewable educational grant award for 2023 high school graduates within the family of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church (WABC). The amount of awards offered will vary depending on availability of funds and number of applicants. 


Applicant must be a member of WABC for a minimum of 12 months prior to the application deadline. Applicants must graduate from an accredited high school or present an acceptable GED score during the 2022 -2023 school year. Applicant must present proof of enrollment into a post-secondary institution to the WABC Accounting office or Grant Committee Leader before funds are awarded. The institution can be open to any course of study as long as the curriculum meets the generally accepted standard of accreditation from applicable state and/or federal agencies.   


Applicant must submit an Educational Grant Application, essay, three letters of recommendation, official high school transcript or GED Certification, and a headshot photograph.  An application packet (see check list) MUST be submitted on or before the application deadline, Friday, May 26, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to participate in the mandatory retreat offered by the High School Ministry at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church to be eligible to receive the full grant amount. This session will be on the campus of Wheeler Avenue Baptist church on April 22, 2023, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. The retreat is in-person only.     

To register for the retreat, click here:

Complete applications may also be submitted electronically to:   

Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Educational Grant Committee 

c/o Agnes Johnson   

For additional information contact:  Rev. Richard Boone, IV, Minister to Youth & College Students at 713-253-4924

Location Information

Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church

3826 Wheeler Avenue Houston TX, 77004

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