Scholarships Merit-based
United Methodist Church

HBCU Scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
5000 USD
Grant
United States
Location
15 Apr 2025
Application deadline

About

UMHEF scholarships help make it financially possible for qualifying students to obtain higher education, especially those attending United Methodist-related institutions. In rare cases, awards are also given to students attending other schools.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to $5,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Several endowed funds support students of the following United Methodist-related Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Awards range in value between $500-$5,000.

Eligibility

Applicants for these awards must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Must be attending select HBCUs:

  • Bennett College
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Claflin University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Dillard University
  • Gammon Theological Seminary
  • Huston-Tillotson University
  • Paine College
  • Philander Smith University
  • Rust College
  • Wiley University
  • Attending or planning to attend an HBCU listed above
  • Be a member of one of these churches for at least one year prior to applying: The United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, AME Zion Church, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Be in good standing with the college/university
  • GPA of at least 2.5

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United States

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

15 Apr 2025

To be considered for these awards, submit the General Named Endowed Scholarships application.

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