Conference Scholarships

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference awards scholarships annually to United Methodist undergraduate college and university students who have been members of an Eastern PA Conference church for at least two years. Scholarships are funded by annual conference offerings and other donations made to support higher education opportunities for member students. Deadlines are March 1 (for fall semester) and November 1 (for spring semester) every year. Applicants must be full-time, taking 12 credit hours or more, and they must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).

Ms. Lenora Thompson
Conference Scholarship Committee Chair

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Education Society Grants

The Education Society of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church will be offering a number of Grants to assist worthy individuals with defraying the cost of higher education for the 2021-2022 school year.  The attached pages describe the opportunity and method of application.

Since there are some deadlines, it is important that this information be provided to church members who plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the Fall of 2021.  Please communicate this grant opportunity to your congregation as soon as possible.

Deadline:  May 10, 2021

If you have questions, please contact the Education Society Chairperson, Al Adey at

Conference Education Society Chair

Scholarships & Grants from other sources

More than $2 million in scholarships available

The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-23 academic year. Through March 1, United Methodist students are invited to apply for funds available to help pay for attending colleges, universities or seminaries related to The United Methodist ChurchTo apply To learn more