Dover Baptist Association

Resourcing & equipping churches and their leaders.

Fairmount Baptist Scholarship

The Purpose of this scholarship:
The Fairmount Baptist Scholarship provides funds for an individual or groups from Dover churches seeking training for traditional or nontraditional ministry. Funds from this scholarship are also available for an individual pursuing an opportunity to explore or expand his or her ministry calling.
Who makes the decision?
The Dover Baptist Association Student Ministry Council
Who may apply:
Applicants must be a member of a Dover church for at least a year. He or she must be seeking training for traditional or nontraditional ministry or pursuing an opportunity to explore or expand his or her calling. Priority will be given to new initiatives. Priority will be given to registration and training expenses. Transportation and lodging expenses will be considered.
Application Deadline
Thirty days prior to the distribution of funds
Funding
The maximum annual amount a recipient or group may receive is $1,500.
Application Requirements
An application must include the following:
*Description of how the training will be used to explore and or enhance their ministry or call to ministry
*A letter of recommendation from the pastor, a staff minister, or lay leader which demonstrates the applicant’s leadership in the ministries of the church.
Follow Up
Recipients of this scholarship must provide a written report no later than six months following the time the funds were used. In this report, the recipients must share how the funds were used, how they are applying this training to their lives, and if/how the effectiveness of the training could be improved. This feedback will be used by the Fund Team to help evaluate future requests for the similar training.
Recipients of the scholarship should also be prepared to share about their experience in various Dover media upon request.

The guidelines for the Fairmount Baptist Scholarship must be reviewed regularly. Any proposed changes shall be submitted to the Dover Executive Committee for approval.

Approved by the Executive Committee; October 9, 2018

Upcoming Events

May
13
Thu
Dover WMU Annual Meeting @ North Run Baptist Church
May 13 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Dover WMU Annual Meeting

(Join us to get re-energized about missions)
Thursday, May 13, 2021
North Run Baptist Church
2100 Lydell Drive, Henrico, VA

(In-person and Zoom)

7:00 p.m. Guest Speaker:
Dr. Valerie Carter Smith
Executive Director/Treasurer of WMUV
Relentless: Living authentic faith in Christ

Mission Project Focus: The WMUV will collect hygiene, family, and children’s donation kits to deliver to Standing Rock this Summer! Visit for https://wmuv.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Standing-Rock-Kit-Flyer-.pdf for more information on how you and your church can participate. You can bring your items to the annual meeting.

Plan to attend by Zoom?
Please register: www.doverbaptist.org/wmu/2021-registration

May
14
Fri
Prayer Council Meeting @ Dover Baptist Association
May 14 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Jul
13
Tue
Executive Committee @ Hunton & Zoom
Jul 13 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

CONSTITUTION: ARTICLE 6. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
6.01 MEMBERSHIP. Members shall be three representatives elected from each member church, the officers of the Association, committee chairpersons, and council directors. Only members of the Executive Committee may vote.

6.02 PURPOSE. It shall conduct all business for the Association between regular meetings.

BYLAW 4.01: MEETINGS

(a) Regular meetings shall be held the second Tuesday night of January, April, July and October for the purpose of transacting Association business between regular Association meetings[…]

Oct
12
Tue
Executive Committee @ Hunton & Zoom
Oct 12 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

CONSTITUTION: ARTICLE 6. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
6.01 MEMBERSHIP. Members shall be three representatives elected from each member church, the officers of the Association, committee chairpersons, and council directors. Only members of the Executive Committee may vote.

6.02 PURPOSE. It shall conduct all business for the Association between regular meetings.

BYLAW 4.01: MEETINGS

(a) Regular meetings shall be held the second Tuesday night of January, April, July and October for the purpose of transacting Association business between regular Association meetings[…]

Oct
24
Sun
Annual Meeting
Oct 24 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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