Bethel-Guidry Scholarship

The Bethel-Guidry Scholarship is a four-year scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from Hayesville High School (Clay County, NC) and Towns County High School (Towns County, GA). Each scholarship will have a value of $500 in the first year and is renewable at $500 per year for the next three years consecutive years for a potential total of $2,000.00. Any student graduating from these two schools may apply.

The Bethel-Guidry Scholarship will be awarded to students (1) with a distinguished record of making the world a better place through volunteer service to others in their community and (2) who, though their academic record, shows academic promise and high likelihood of completing a college degree. Guidelines:

  1. The Bethel-Guidry scholarship is awarded directly to the student and may be applied toward all education related expenses at any accredited four-year or two-year college or university. First time applications can be found at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church website ( First time applications must be postmarked no later than March 31 for consideration.

  2. Those pursuing education at a two-year institution, must complete their Associate’s degree in two years and may have their scholarship continued for two more years by immediately enrolling in a program leading to a Bachelor’s degree.

  3. Students must reapply in May for their scholarship to renewed. Renewal applications can be found in the links below. Applications for renewal must be postmarked no later than May 31 for consideration.

  4. To remain eligible for the scholarship, students must (1) show evidence of significant continued activity toward making the world a better place through volunteer service to others in the community, (2) maintain fulltime enrollment, and (3) maintain a minimum 2.25 Grade Point Average.

  5. An official transcript must accompany all first-time applications and all applications for renewal. The Bethel-Guidry Scholarship Committee is comprised of 5 members of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Decisions by the committee are confidential and final.

Scholarship Application & Renewal