First United Methodist Church of Arroyo Grande

Everett Lee Taylor Scholarship Fund

Everett Lee Taylor Scholarship applications will be available on-line ( and in the church office beginning in March. The purpose of this scholarship is to help deserving United Methodist students enrolled in accredited universities, college, and technical schools defray the cost of their education.

Only students who are or have been active participants in the Arroyo Grande First United Methodist Church may apply. Graduating high school seniors must include letters of recommendation as well as a high school transcript with their completed applications. Returning college students will need a college transcript but are not required to submit letters of recommendation. Students may apply for this scholarship more than once provided they have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA in their college work.

The completed application with required attachments must be turned in to the church office by May 15th. Scholarship recipients will be introduced to the congregation in early June. Scholarship checks will be given to recipients upon proof of registration in Fall college classes.

Application Form

Donations to this fund are welcome any time. Simply mark your donation "ELT Scholarship Fund."

We welcomed in 1984 Rev. Everett Taylor and his wife Dorothy. His death at Christmas 1988 was quite a shock. In his honor, the Everett Lee Taylor (ELT) Scholarship Fund was created which each year provides college financial support to the church's college-bound youth.