Church Relations

Piedmont is affiliated with the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches and the United Church of Christ.

Nickerson Congregational Heritage Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is for students wishing to attend Piedmont College who are active members of NACCC or UCC congregations.
Congregational Heritage Scholars are eligible to receive scholarships.

  • Students with a high school GPA of 3.4 or higher will be awarded full-tuition scholarships in the amount of $21,000 for 2013-14.
  • Students with a high school GPA of 3.0-3.399 will be awarded scholarships in the amount of $17,000 for 2013-2014.
  • Recipients must be 25 years of age or younger, and be an active member of a congregation of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches or the United Church of Christ.
  • A letter signed by the minister and an officer of the student’s local church stating that he or she is a member in good standing must be submitted to the Director of Church Relations.
  • Congregational Heritage Scholarships are available for eight (8) semesters. Recipients are required to maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA at Piedmont, and live in campus housing. They may apply for additional need and merit-based financial aid.

Since 2000, students from the following NACCC and UCC congregations have received scholarships from Piedmont College:

United Church of Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama

First Congregational Church
Anaheim, California

First Congregational Church
Los Angeles, California

West Hartland Congregational Church     
Hartland, Connecticut

First Congregational Church
Washington, Connecticut

Vero Beach Community Church
Vero Beach, Florida

Central Congregational Church
Atlanta, Georgia

Plymouth Congregational Church
Wichita, Kansas

North Deering Congregational Church
Portland, Maine

Skowhegan Federated Church
Skowhegan, Maine

First Congregational Church
Nantucket, Massachusetts

First Congregational Church of Yarmouth
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts

First Congregational United Church of Christ
Owosso, Michigan

Mayflower Congregational Church
Lansing, Michigan

People’s Congregational Church
Bayport, Minnesota

Pilgrim Congregational Church
Milwaukee, Wisconsin