Amy O’Leary Scholarship Application

Amy OLeary was a leader in the Walnut Hills UMC youth ministry from 1989-1995.  In celebration of her life, her family established a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior pursuing a post-secondary education.  Recipients are recognized for their leadership in the life of Walnut Hills UMC and for outstanding character.

Selection Criteria

  • High School Senior and active member of Walnut Hills UMC
  • Pursuing a post-secondary education
  • Involvement in Walnut Hills youth activities

Please attach an essay including:

  • How has your involvement in Walnut Hills UMC impacted your life?  Provide specific examples and experiences which motivated you.
  • Describe extra activities at church including youth activities and other activities at Walnut Hills UMC & community/school involvement
  • How do you live by the Walnut Hills Mission Statement.
  • How do you see your faith continuing into the future as you broaden your education and build a career?
  • Special achievements, honors, recognition.

Please describe how you best fit the above criteria.  Include ways you have been involved and reasons for applying for the scholarship.

Include full name, address, phone number, parentsnames, high school, the school you will be attending next fall.

Please return your application by May 1, 2024

Mail, email, or give your application to:

Pastor Nate Nims

Walnut Hills UMC

12321 Hickman Road

Urbandale, IA  50323