Scholarships and Loan Information
Are you looking for ways to help pay for college, graduate school, or seminary? Check out these resources, which can help you to finance your education.
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) works to advocate for the United Methodist Church in providing financial support for students. They have an annual scholarship application, released in early January, open for all undergraduate and graduate students to apply for. Loans are also available from GBHEM, for those who wish to seek them out.
The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) was founded in 1965 with a vision to support education in relation to the church. Today, they offer a variety of financial support for undergraduate, graduate and seminary, and international students. They also have a scholarship search, where one can put in their level of education, and other information, to determine which scholarships to apply for. A popular program they offer is the UM Dollars for Scholars Program. If your church contributes $1000, UMHEF, your UM school, and participating conferences can match that for a potential total of $4000.