United Methodist Scholarships - That DO NOT require CERTIFICATION and MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church
The following scholarships DO NOT required membership in the United Methodist Church or certification by a pastor, minister, or priest:
The Church Vocations Grant was established to offer financial assistance to first-year students and sophomore students who are entering parish work.
The purpose of the Margo Harlan Scholarship is to assist students who would be unable to attend or continue their college education due to lack of finances. The intent of the scholarship is to encourage the recipient(s) to sometime during his/her lifetime to extend a helping hand to someone else in a time of need.
The John Henry Albrecht Family Scholarship Fund was established to financial assist students attending North Central College who meet the requirement of the scholarship. First consideration will be given to descendants of the Henry C. Albrecht family who make application. Second consideration will be given to young people from the Red Oak United Methodist Church, located in Walnut, Illinois, who make application. If no one qualifies under the first two considerations, then qualified young people enrolled at North Central College shall be considered eligible. If selected, the recipient of this scholarship will be required to abstain from tobacco, street drugs, and alcoholics beverages during the time frame they are receiving this scholarship.
The Kraus-Boelter Scholarship for Religious Vocations was established to financially assist an undergraduate student who intends to enter the ministry.
The purpose of the Luder Memorial Scholarship was to provide financial assistance to a young person from Michigan who is associated with the United Methodist Church congregations in Michigan. First consideration will be given to young people from Caro or Fairgrove United Methodist Church congregations in Michigan; if no one from these churches are available to award, then second consideration will be given to young people from the district in which the United Methodist Church congregations are located. If no young person from the district is eligible to award, then the scholarship shall be available for any young person from the state of Michigan.
The purpose of the Clarence E. Stein Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to ministerial students from North Central College.
The William Piper Scholarship was established through gifts from the estate of Agathe Toevs Piper, given in memory of Dr. William Piper. The purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist needy and worthy students preparing for Christian service.
The Smiley Memorial Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a Protestant student who is a highly Christian person, who attends church regularly and who shows great promise of being of service to mankind in his/her future endeavors. Students must rank in the upper half of their class.
The Lawrence Stauss Scholarship was established to give financial assistance a North Central College student who meets the following considerations. First consideration will be given to a qualified young person from the East Side United Methodist Church located at 110th and Ewing Street, in Chicago, Illinois; second consideration will be given to any young person from the East Side United Methodist Church of Chicago; and third consideration will be given to any young person preparing for full-time Christian service.
The Lowell and Elizabeth Cory Messerschmidt Scholarship Fund was established to provide financial assistance to eligible students at North Central College who meet the criteria. First consideration shall be given to children of Christian missionaries serving outside the USA and to students who are citizens of foreign countries. (This is not to exclude aid to students who live in and are residents of the United States.) Eligible applicants must not reside in the state of Illinois. If selected, the recipient must be a full-time student at North Central College while receiving the scholarship.
The purpose of the Wintsch Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a male preparing for the ministry from the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference or to pre-theological students residing in or near to the state of New Jersey.