UNITED METHODIST CHURCH GRANNIS-MARTIN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP and GRANNIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline

July 15

Description

The awards are originally made as loans with one-third of the outstanding loan balance forgiven for each year of service to the United Methodist Church. GRANNIS-MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Three Grannis-Martin Scholarship loans will be awarded in the range of $2000 each. GRANNIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Grannis Memorial Scholarship loans are usually between $200 and $400.

Criteria

The Grannis-Martin Memorial Foundation Scholarship and Grannis Memorial Scholarship are awarded to students who are entering or currently attending a seminary with plans to work in a United Methodist ministry. Applicants must have a Minnesota connection through church, family, a Minnesota institution or organization in which the applicants are or have been involved.

REQUIREMENTS To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must: 1. Be enrolled in an approved seminary. 2. Be planning a vocation to serve the United Methodist Church. 3. Have a Minnesota connection. 4. Complete an application form. 5. Have a most recent official transcript sent to the Scholarship Committee. 6. Have three letters of recommendation, pertaining to academic work and commitment, sent to the Scholarship Committee. 7. Have all materials sent to the Scholarship Committee by the appropriate deadline:

Contact

First United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee Chair
Email
Phone: (320)251-0804
Address: 302 South Fifth Avenue St. Cloud, MN 56301

United Methodist Church Johnson-Kitts Scholarship

Deadline

November 1

Criteria

Enrolled as of Sept 1 of application year Financial Need Intend to serve in MN Annual Conference of UMC Sponsor: Centennial United Methodist Church of Roseville, MN

Contact

Centennial United Methodist Church
Email
Phone: 651 633 7644

United Methodist Native American Seminary Award

Deadline

May 1

Description

Award for Native American students pursuing a degree at a University Senate- approved seminary. Funded through the Native American Ministries Sunday Offering.

Criteria

Awarded to citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who are admitted to a full-time degree program. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above. Must have been a member of the UMC for at least 3 years; born of Native American/American Indian/Alaskan Native parentage (at least one parent); documentation of affiliation required; be in candidacy process of ordination; and demonstrate involvement within the Native American community.

Contact

Website

United Methodist Scholarship and Loan Programs

Deadline

Varies (between Jan 1 and May 15)Fall scholarship applications will open January 4, 2010. Online application available at www.gbhem.org/scholarshipapplication.

Criteria

Varies according to scholarship

Contact

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Website

United Methodist Women MN Conference Emma Norton Designated Scholarship

Deadline

June 1

Criteria

United Methodist Woman Entering full-time Christian service

Contact

Mary Maloney
Phone: 507 435 4674
Address: 83633 380th St. Lewisville MN 56060

W.B. Small Trust

Deadline

May 1

Criteria

Applicant must have an Iowa connection and be a full-time student working toward MDiv.

Contact

W.B. Small Trust
Email
Address: 2709 Fairlane Ave Waterloo, IA 50702

White Earth Scholarship Program

Deadline

May 31

Criteria

Students must be enrolled in White Earth Good Academic Standing No student loan default

Contact

White Earth Reservation Tribal Council Building
Dana Goodwin-Chaffee
Email
Website
Phone: 218 983 328 OR 800 950 3248
Address: P. O. Box 418 White Earth, MN 56591

Willis Moerer Seminary Scholarship

Deadline

April 18

Description

This scholarship fund was established on May 3, 2003 as the Seminary Student Scholarship Fund.  On February 5, 2005, the name of the scholarship was renamed the Willis Moerer Seminary Scholarship in recognition of the many years of service and leadership of Pastor Willis Moerer.  

Criteria

First Priority:

The Willis Moerer Seminary Scholarship shall be awarded annually to one or more Ascension Lutheran Church members that are attending a seminary (such as Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary or Luther Seminary or Wartburg Seminary or any other Seminary approved by the ALCF Scholarship Committee ) with the individual's intent of becoming a Lutheran Pastor with a Master of Divinity program.

Second Priority:

Any graduate of California Lutheran University or from a Lutheran college or university with the intent of attending PLTS or Luther Seminary or Wartburg Seminary or any other Seminary approved by the ALCF Scholarship Comrnitcee leading to a Master of Divinity degree and becoming a Lutheran pastor. This scholarship could be granted over several years while they are attending seminary towards the Master of Divinity program.

Contact

Ascension Lutheran Church

1600 E. Hillcrest Drive

Thousand Oaks, CA  91362

http://ascensionfoundation.org/pages/scholarshipscurrent.htm

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Women of the ELCA Scholarship (Chilstrom Fund)

Deadline

February 15

Criteria

Second career ELCA women seeking ordination At least 5 years between college graduation and beginning seminary

Contact

Women of the ELCA
Website
Phone: 800 638 3522 x2736

Women of the ELCA Scholarships for Lutheran Lay Women

Deadline

2/15/201612:00:00 AM

Criteria

Several scholarships within this category with varied criteria

Contact

Women of the ELCA
Website
Phone: 800 638 3522 x2736

Womenlead Scholarship

Description

WomenLead recognizes the need for diverse leadership in ministry, nonprofits and civic organizations, and seeks to accelerate the extraordinary leadership of women of faith to lead change using their talents to educate, advocate, and activate.

The WomenLead Scholarship was established to provide two educational scholarship awards annually to eligible women candidates of Christian faith. 

Women of diverse backgrounds (e.g. race/ethnicity, age, faith) who are eager to lead through action, innovative vision and faith-inspired passion are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Program Benefits
The scholarship provides: 

The WomenLead scholarship is made possible through an InFaith Field of Interest Fund, a collaborative fund supported by InFaith donors and contributions made through the WomenGive Together giving circle.

Criteria

Eligible candidates for the scholarship should meet the following criteria:

Contact

Questions?
Additional questions about this scholarship program may be directed to Consuelo Gutierrez-Crosby, Women’s Philanthropy Associate. Please email or call 800-365-4172.