Women of Color Scholars Program Endowment Fund
Graduate award for United Methodist Women of Color who are pursuing a Ph.D or Th.D within the field of religious studies who desire to serve on the faculty or in an executive administrative position at a United Methodist Theological School. Awarded in conjunction with GBHEM's Division of Ordained Ministry. Annual mentoring meeting for recipients in the Fall.
- 3 year member of UMC; received a Masters of Divinity degree or currently completing the Mdiv
- program at an accredited and University Senate approved seminary; enrolled full time or have been
- accepted in a degree program by time of interviews in Spring.
- Scholarships are renewable up to FOUR YEARS
It Couldn’t Be Easier
Over the past year, I have visited more than 100 United Methodist Churches across the United States. In my conversations with pastors and staff, I’ve come to the conclusion that they care about scholarships. But they also care about many other things. Read More
Now It’s Our Turn
GBHEM has provided loans and scholarships to United Methodist students for over 150 years. Read More
Pancakes and Hot Chocolate
When I was a kid I had a Sunday paper route which, for the most part, I really enjoyed. I liked walking around in the quiet morning before most people were awake. But one of my fondest memories was on really cold, snowy days dad would pick up my brother and me and we’d go out for breakfast at a local café. Read More
Scholarship Ministry - GBHEM
The United Methodist Scholarship and Loan Programs are a churchwide educational service providing scholarships and loans to help supplement the financial needs of today's students. Funding for these scholarships and loans are provided through offerings, wills, annuities, and other designated gifts. Read More
Reflections From the Field
Partnerships are important. The one between UMCDC and GHBEM will allow me to look forward to making more connections with churches, hearing more stories of impact, expanding the Ministry of Scholarships, and creating more avenues of support to forge the United Methodist Church’s future through higher education. Read More