Below are links for the application forms for scholarships awarded by the Presbyterian Women.

High School seniors and college students who are applying for the first time are required to include an essay with their application. The essay should fulfill the following requirements:

• The subject should be “My Plans for the Future Shaped by my Faith”
• Be between 200-300 words in length.

Previous scholarship winners that are re-applying are not required to submit a new essay.
Scholarships available with submission of this application:

• Presbyterian Women’s Scholarship (limited to FPC members)
• Sugg Family Scholarship (limited to FPC members)
• Presbyterian Women’s Memorial Endowment Scholarship (NOT limited to FPC members)

Please also consider applying for the Presbyterian Women of New Hope Presbytery Scholarship.

This scholarship requires a separate application. Those applications are also available in the church office or online at If you previously received this award, you are eligible to continue to receive it. Contact the chairperson listed on the application for information.
Applications for ALL scholarships are due by March 1, 2023. (No exceptions!) They should be returned to the church office for pickup on March 1.
Please contact Mary Endres, Scholarship Chairperson for PW, if you have any questions.
Phone: 252-702-9665,

For High School students

Instructions for High School Students

Application for High School Students (FPC)

For College Students

Instructions for College Students

Application for College Students (FPC)

New Hope Presbytery PW Scholarship

Application for College Students (New Hope Presbytery)

Presbyterian Women 

Presbyterian Women (PW) is an organization of women throughout the Presbyterian Church (USA) with groups in congregations, presbyteries, synods and church-wide.  Here at First Presbyterian Church, we have several groups called "circles" which meet for fellowship and Bible study.  If you would like more information on the Presbyterian Women organization, please visit our national website here.  If you are interested in becoming a part of one of our FPC groups, please contact Kim Bell, our PW President or any other active member.