Scholarships for United Methodists

Are you an active member of the United Methodist Church? If so, you may qualify for some help paying for college. Scholarships for United Methodists are often offered by church-related groups, such as the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Local community foundations also administer these scholarships. Typical eligibility requirements include full membership with the United Methodist church for at least a year and enrollment in a college or university affiliated with the church. Applicants may also need to meet a minimum GPA requirement, as well as submit letters of recommendation and an essay. Some scholarships are reserved for students pursuing certain majors, such as religious studies or Christian education. To find out more about these unique opportunities for students associated with a United Methodist church, view the list of scholarships below.

Showing 1-20 of 34 scholarships
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Clinical Pastor Education|Accredited American Association of Pastoral Counselors Program|
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This scholarship was established to benefit ethnic persons preparing to meet requirements for endorsement to gain certification and training in areas of specialized ministry or Ethnic endorsed or potentially endorsed persons seeking to complete requirements for professional certification, engage in advanced training appropriate to their endorsed setting, or enroll in ACPE Supervisory CPE training toward certification as an ACPE Supervisor.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Dempster Fellowship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Dempster Fellowship is awarded to student members of The United Methodist Church only. Applicants must be plan to teach in seminaries, or to teach one of the theological disciplines
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details David W. Self Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Church Related Career|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The David W. Self Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors entering first year of undergraduate study. This scholarship is a part of the general scholarships offered by the United Methodist Churchs General Board of Higher Education and Ministry General. This is open to all active members of the church pursuing a church-related career.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Stoody-West Fellowship Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
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  • 6,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Religion Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-graduate|
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The Stoody-West Fellowship is awarded to a student pursuing major in religion journalism. Applicants must be United Methodist person who is post-graduate student
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Ethnic Minority Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 900
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Ethnic Minority Scholarship is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 400 - 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Baltimore Washington Conference United Methodist Men (UMM) Scholarship is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Baltimore Washington Scholarship Merit Fund General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Baltimore Washington Scholarship Merit Fund is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 400 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Baltimore Washington Conference United Methodist Women (UMW) Scholarship is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Baltimore Washington Conference Board of Trustees/Merit Scholarship is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Baltimore Washington Conference Francis Asbury Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Baltimore Washington Conference Francis Asbury Scholarship is awarded to a member of United Methodist Church
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details John Q. Schisler Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Ministry in Christian Education|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship was established to support graduate level students pursuing ministry in Christian education. Applicants must be preparing to become a lay professional or Ordained Deacon in full connection and must be a member of the United Methodist Church for a minimum of three years.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Diaconia Graduate Fellowship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |Accredited Academic Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This fellowship was established to support deacons in full or provisional membership and diaconal ministers planning to teach or serve as an administrator in a school of theology, college, or university or in another institution or agency of the church. Applicants must be graduate students at an accredited academic institution. Demonstration of academic ability and financial need is a must.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Journey Toward Ordained Ministry General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |UM-related institution|
  • Major: Study |Ministry|
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The Journey Toward Ordained Ministry is awarded to a student member of the United Methodist Church. Applicants must be pursuing major in ministry with minimum 2.85 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Rosalie Bentzinger Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |University Senate Approved Seminary|
  • Major: Study |Christian Education|
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The Rosalie Bentzinger Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a Christian Education. Applicants must be a member of the United Methodist Church for more than three years.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details HANA Scholars General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|Doctoral-level study|
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The HANA Scholars is awarded to a student with Hispanic, Asian, or Native American ethnicity. Applicants must be member of The United Methodist Church
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Bernice Berry Methodist Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship given to deserving members of a United Methodist Church. Applicants must be students residing in Marion County.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 6 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Adults|
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The Maxwell United Methodist Memorial Scholarship of Hancock County is awarded to graduating students, college students, and adults. Applicants must be active in a United Methodist church.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Miriam Hoffman Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|
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The Miriam Hoffman Scholarship is open to members of the United Methodist Church who are currently pursuing music education or music ministry. A scholarship worth $500-1000 will be given to the recipient of the award.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Elvina Jane Owen Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Allegheny College (PA)|Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference|
background
The Elvina Jane Owen Scholarship is a scholarship given to college or undergraduate members of United Methodist Church. Preference is given to students enrolled at Allegheny College while second preference is given to graduate student from Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Scholarships from The Fellowship Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Employer: |The United Methodist Church|
  • School (College): |University|Accredited University|College|School of Theology|
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This scholarship aims to support a member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year immediately before applying or if a member of another Christian denomination that has participated in Christian activities of the church or campus. Applicant must intend to pursue a career in sacred music or be pursuing an academic education in worship or the arts related to worship in an accredited university, college, or school of theology.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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