Paying for college can be a terrifying endeavor! But don't be paralyzed by fear of the ever-growing costs of higher education. If you're a United Methodist student planning to enroll full-time at one of the 115+ United Methodist-related colleges, universities, or seminaries next year then we can help.
Second only to John Wesley’s passion for taking the gospel to all the world was his passion for all to be educated. He believed education was key in bringing the masses to Christianity.
Yes. UMHEF is an entirely separate non-profit foundation and not connected to the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) of the United Methodist Church. To be considered for an UMHEF scholarship, you must submit an application and required materials directly to us. You can find our application information here.
Join us as we look back to 2017 and celebrate the ways in which your generosity has impacted the lives of United Methodist students as they pursue higher education. The 2017 UMHEF Annual Review is now available for you to view and/or download. It's full of student features, foundation figures, and limitless inspiration. If you're a donor, thank you for your continued generous support.
“I could not be more grateful for the donors who are willing to donate to students like me.” -- Garrett, LaGrange College, Class of '18 GIVE through June 30 and Your Gift Will be Doubled! Your generosity provided Garrett the means to attend LaGrange College. After graduating this spring, Garrett will be following God’s calling into Christian ministry and will begin seminary at Candler or Duke.
“Military people deserve the best qualified chaplains, for they are not only serving God, but their country.” This quote is from the Reverend Samuel Grover Powell, who served as a chaplain in the United States Air Force for 28 years. The Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholar Fund was established in 1980 by the family and friends of Chaplain Powell after his death to help aid students preparing for chaplaincy in any branch of the U.S. military.
This Lenten 2018 calendar has been created as a tool to guide us through the very important season of Lent. We hope that it will be an added blessing in strengthening your connection to Christ, and that this Lenten season will be a special time of spiritual renewal and growth.Thank you for your generous support in keeping United Methodist (UM) students connected to the church through scholarships to faith-based schools, colleges, and universities. Click here to download this calendar.