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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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
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|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Dempster Fellowship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
David W. Self Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Church Related Career|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Stoody-West Fellowship Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
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  • 6,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Religion Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-graduate|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
Ethnic Minority Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 900
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 400 - 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Baltimore Washington Scholarship Merit Fund General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 400 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Baltimore Washington Conference Francis Asbury Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
John Q. Schisler Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Ministry in Christian Education|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Diaconia Graduate Fellowship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |Accredited Academic Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Journey Toward Ordained Ministry General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |UM-related institution|
  • Major: Study |Ministry|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Rosalie Bentzinger Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • School (College): |University Senate Approved Seminary|
  • Major: Study |Christian Education|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
HANA Scholars General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|Doctoral-level study|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 6 awards
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Adults|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
Miriam Hoffman Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Elvina Jane Owen Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Allegheny College (PA)|Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Scholarships from The Fellowship Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Employer: |The United Methodist Church|
  • School (College): |University|Accredited University|College|School of Theology|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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