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Greater New Jersey Scholarships

Rev. Ralph A. Kappler Memorial Scholarship
Annual award or awards will be given to undergraduate students who are United Methodists of Greater New Jersey. The applicants are nominated by a local church. Each church may nominate one student annually. The recipient can use this scholarship for continuing education after high school in any field that he or she desires. Financial need shall be one consideration in the awarding of this scholarship. Application deadline: June 15, 2021

Frances Nelson Scholarship
Annual award or awards will be given to undergraduate students who are United Methodists of Greater New Jersey. Applicants must have a goal of full time Christian service following graduation. Yearly application is required, but previous recipients will be given priority up to four years of college. Financial need shall be one consideration in awarding this scholarship. This scholarship is sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Greater New Jersey. Application deadline: June 15, 2021

Conference Trust Fund Scholarships
Scholarship assistance for undergraduate students exhibiting financial need, academic merit and are active United Methodists of Greater New Jersey. Application deadline: June 15, 2021

Additional Scholaships

Doris and Arthur Mandeville Scholarship Applications for 2021 (for full-time graduate students)
The Epworth Mandeville Scholarship Committee is currently accepting applications. Through a generous gift from Doris and Arthur Mandeville, long-time members of Epworth United Methodist Church of Palmyra, NJ, awards are offered to full-time graduate students who are members of the United Methodist Church preparing for ordained ministry or Christian education. While awards are based on financial need, other factors including academic scholarship, church engagement, and community involvement are also factored into the evaluation process.

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship grant, you may access the application below. Use the Standard Version to download and complete at a later date. Use the fillable resource if you wish to fill out on-line (before printing). Follow instructions on this form for details on how to submit this application. Application deadline: March 31, 2021 | No longer accepting applications.

Greater New Jersey Educational Society
Scholarships awarded on an annual basis for seminary or graduate students preparing for the ordained ministry (Deacon or Elder) in Greater New Jersey. Loans are also available for seminary and undergraduate students entering the Christian ministry in Greater New Jersey. For an application, contact the President of Educational Society, Rev. Don Stevens at revdon64@hotmail.com. Application deadline: March 31, 2021 | No longer accepting applications.

National Scholarships

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
For information and application forms for the The United Methodist Loans and Scholarships Program visit www.gbhem.org or call the Loan Department at 615-340-7346 or Scholarship Department at 615-340-7344

Centenary College United Methodist Scholarships
Centenary College is historically related to the United Methodists. They make scholarships available to eligible applicants who are confirmed, active members of the United Methodists. These scholarships are $10,000 annually, and are renewable providing students maintain satisfactory academic progress. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must reside on campus. Contact Centenary College for more information at 800-236-8679

National scholarships and loans are available to members of the United Methodists. Your pastor or the Mission and Resource Center can answer your questions about scholarships. For information and application forms for other United Methodist scholarships and loans visit: www.gbhem.org

Additional Information

The GNJUMC Board of Higher Education and Ministry encourages you to consider attending a United Methodist university or college. A complete list of United Methodist colleges can be found at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry website: www.gbhem.org.

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