Dollars for Scholars

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Application Deadline

March 1

Awarded By:

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Number of Awards varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be an active, full member of The United Methodist Church.
  2. Must be enrolled full-time.
  3. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Dollars for Scholars program involves matching support from a student’s church, UMHEF, participating United Methodist-related schools, and participating UMC conference foundations. Awards range from $2,000 – $4,000 per student. Applications are generally accepted from January 1 – March 1.

Application requirements for the Dollars for Scholars are:

  • Application form
Additional Information: The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation provides scholarship support to United Methodist students attending the over 100 United Methodist-related higher education institutions. In 2018 alone, more than $2.3 million in scholarship aid was awarded to over 1,000 students. Each year through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides $1,000 matching scholarships to United Methodist students who have received a $1,000 scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Please note that some schools may not provide the same matching award to graduate students; check with your school to verify matching for your degree program. Additional matching funds may be available to eligible applicants through the Triple Your Dollars and Quadruple Your Dollars components of the UMDFS program. The number of available matching scholarships is determined annually. Available matching funds include scholarships designated for Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native-American (HANA) students funded by the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

Award Amount: The grant value is up to $4,000. Awards may be renewable, but students must apply each year to be considered for renewal.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1

Applicants apply by printing and submitting a form from the provider website. You must include a check for $1,000 payable to UMHEF from the sponsoring church.
Contact: Dollars for Scholars
Address: P.O. Box 340005 Nashville, Tennessee 37203-0005

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