Scholarship Application Update

The following story was previously published in regards to our application season which is now closed.


The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation has extended its scholarship application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year to March 15 after receiving several requests for more time to complete requirements during this challenging time.

Students who are members of The United Methodist Church and planning to attend a United Methodist-related school, college, university, or seminary full-time are eligible to apply. UMHEF awards more than $2 million in financial aid annually.

Learn about UMHEF scholarship programs, FAQs, and how to apply. As part of its extensive library of scholarships, select awards are available for ethnically diverse students, including those who plan to attend UM-related HBCUs. In rare cases, students attending schools not UM-related may also qualify for awards and are invited to apply for the General Named Endowed program.

Please note that UMHEF is a private non-profit organization and is not affiliated with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church.

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Congratulations, class of 2020! Despite a final semester that looked different than anyone could have imagined, you’ve done it! You have navigated COVID-19, online distance learning, alternative graduation ceremonies, and more. It’s not been easy, but you’ve persevered. Great job!

female graduate blowing confetti

For some of you, UMHEF supporters have been with you every step of the way. For others, you joined the special family of UMHEF scholars just this year. No matter how long you have been a part of our community, know that you will continue to be lifted up in prayer as you continue your journey to further training, beginning your career, traveling abroad, or other endeavors.

It has been our pleasure to partner with you in your education and we could not be more excited to see all that God has in store for you in the coming years!

Stay in Touch!

Are you heading on to graduate school? Beginning an internship? Traveling abroad? Or maybe putting your new degree to use on the job? We want to know about it!

Be sure to check in and let us know how you’re doing with our Scholar Updates Form. This is also an easy way to send a note of thanks to UMHEF supporters who have helped you on your educational journey.

Also, be sure to follow UMHEF on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Congratulations, Class of 2020!