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ETBU announces new NHCLC Christian Servant Leadership Scholarship

East Texas Baptist University and National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference are proud to announce the ETBU NHCLC Christian Servant Leader Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The ETBU scholarship provides 50 percent of tuition and 100 percent housing for four academic years and
will be awarded to two students, one male and one female.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be an active member of a congregation affiliated with the
NHCLC.

ETBU’s University Chaplain and Vice President of Spiritual Development Dr. Scott Bryant shared the
news of the partnership at the NHCLC Education Summit Oct. 17 on Baylor University’s campus.

Executive Director of the Faith and Education Coalition for the NHCLC, Andrea Ramirez, shared her
optimism about the impact the scholarship will have on the future of ETBU and members of the
conference.

Ramirez said, “We are thrilled by the educational partnership between ETBU and the NHCLC. We know
that as Hispanic students walk into their God-given callings, the ultimate impact will be felt for
generations to come.”

According to Dr. Bryant, both the NHCLC and ETBU aim “to fulfill the commands of Christ, to share the
gospel, and to love our neighbor as we love ourselves, so it is a natural partnership.”

This scholarship is part of an ongoing effort to recruit more Hispanic students to be part of the ETBU
community.

Last year, ETBU launched the ETBU Hispanic Christian Servant Leader Scholarship to four students who
are affiliated with the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas.

ETBU Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Thomas Sanders said, “Over 30 percent of college-age students in our local community are Hispanic, we want these students to have access to higher education. We are committed to equipping Hispanics as they pursue their calling to follow and serve Christ in their future professions.”

For more information about the ETBU NHCLC Christian Servant Leader Scholarship visit www.etbu.edu/nhclc.