How to Apply

The application season for the main UMHEF scholarship programs is now closed. See below for exceptions.


  • United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program still has limited funds available. Award amounts will vary, but could reach a total of $3,000 depending on participating schools. Apply using downloadable application here.
  • Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholarship: Deadline July 1, 2021. Apply using downloadable application here.


  • Learn about our scholarship programs and eligibility.
  • If you will be applying for our UM Dollars for Scholars program, we recommend that you contact your church’s business manager, pastor, or other leadership as soon as possible to inquire about their intent and ability to provide the $1,000 award that begins this scholarship, and let them know you plan to apply. Your application will not be marked “complete” until the church’s check is received.
  • Review our FAQs page for answers to frequently asked questions.