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 Mr. Julius Pegues was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Tulsa and was a significant leader, teacher and mentor in the Tulsa community. He contributed to the education of not only the African American community, but was an advocate for the education of all Tulsa students. Named in his memory, the Julius Pegues Scholarship of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod will, once funded, award scholarships annually to post-secondary students of African Descent who are nominated by an Ark-OK congregation. 

Purpose: The Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod awards a scholarship to college-bound high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college based on demonstrated academic achievement, community/extracurricular involvement, and leadership.


Scholarship Guidelines: Recipients will be awarded a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2000. Scholarships will be disbursed directly to the student only after proof of enrollment and a class schedule have been received.


Requirements: Current high school seniors with plans to enroll in an undergraduate program or students currently enrolled in a four-year college or university may apply. To be considered, ALL the following must be submitted: a completed Scholarship Application form with attachments as described below, official transcript of grades and test scores (HS), a letter of nomination from a congregation of the Ark-OK Synod, and a letter of recommendation (counselor/administrator or teacher or professor). 

Application Requirements 

  • GPA of 3.0 or better on the 4-point scale

  • SAT or ACT scores

  • Official Transcript

  • Typed essay of 500 words or less on the theme, “My Commitment to My Community”

  • Letter of recommendation from the school in which you are currently enrolled

  • Letter of recommendation from a member of an Ark-OK Synod congregation

  • Attach a recent photo

Application Instructions 

  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed

  • African American applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college students who are residents of Arkansas or Oklahoma

  • All documents submitted with the application must be originals where applicable

  • Submit applications with supporting documents uploaded no later than March 29, 2024.

There are 2 ways you can apply

  1. Fill out online Application

  2. Email Pastor Kara Farrow a PDF version of Application (

  • Applications available for submission on Feb 1, 2024

  • Applications received by Scholarship Committee no later than March 29, 2024

  • Applications reviewed by Scholarship Committee

  • Scholarship recipient notified by April 30, 2024

For questions contact Pastor Kara Farrow at
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