Conference scholarships now available


Conference scholarships now available

1/15/2019

 Scholarships for higher education -- undergraduate, graduate, and seminary -- are available for members of The United Methodist Church through a variety of channels. There are many ways to qualify.

Applicants for the two scholarships below must intend to be a full-time student and must have been a member of a United Methodist church within the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference (or a baptized participant in a UM campus ministry or other UM ministry setting) for at least one year.  Applications for the 2019-2020 year will be made through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry scholarship website.  Applications will be open January 3 through March 1, 2019.

There are two general education scholarships available through the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference:

Oregon-Idaho Conference Undergraduate Leadership Award ($800):
A scholarship is awarded to one undergraduate student from each of the four districts of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, a total of four $800 scholarships, annually. Applicants are evaluated primarily on their leadership or potential leadership skills. Financial need is also considered. The scholarship may be used at any two- or four-year accredited undergraduate institution. 

Oregon-Idaho Ethnic Minority Leadership Award ($750)
A $750 scholarship is available for one undergraduate or graduate ethnic minority student. Applicants are evaluated primarily on their leadership or potential leadership skills. Financial need is also considered. The scholarship may be used at any two- or four-year accredited institution of higher education. 

Information on how to apply for the Oregon-Idaho Conference scholarships as well as other United Methodist scholarships can be found at www.umoi.org/scholarships or contact Linda Grund-Clampit at linda@umoi.org.
 


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