Channing Memorial Church Margit Baum Fund Scholarship

Channing Memorial Church is the recipient of funds from the estate of Margit Baum to provide financial assistance to those in need in the City of Newport.  Margit Baum was a Newport resident who appreciated high standards in learning and conduct.  The Margit Baum Fund seeks a motivated, well-rounded student with evident financial need.

The scholarship/s will offer up to $3,000 on a one year basis.

Scholarship Criteria

  1. A graduating senior residing in the City of Newport
  2. Acceptance to a two or four year college or educational program
  3. Evidence of financial need, preferably by submission of  the FAFSA Student Aid Report stating the EFC (Estimated Family Contribution)
  4. Completion of the Margit Baum Scholarship Application   (Click link to download) Deadline is May 1
  5. An official high school transcript

It is the applicant’s responsibility to include all information and return to:

Channing Memorial Church

Margit Baum Fund Committee

135 Pelham St.

Newport, RI 02842

Assistance for Newporters in Need

Created in 2003 from a bequest of the Margit Baum Estate, Newport RI, the Fund is specified for the assistance, care and relief of poor and needy persons who reside in the city of Newport. Organizations may apply for funds by completing a Margit Baum Fund Application (click link to download) or contact the Channing Church Office at Phone 401-846-0643.

The Margit Baum Fund Committee of Channing Memorial Church evaluates applications. Organizations with approved applications provide funds to support Newport residents in need of housing and/or home repairs, funds for food, clothing, educational programs and scholarships.