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. For first-time applicants deadlines are March 1 (for fall semester) and October 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

Financial Aid Grant Program

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 2024-2025 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 2024.  Please communicate this grant opportunity to your congregation as soon as possible.

Deadline: May 13, 2024

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

Mr. Alfred H. Adey
Conference Education Society Chair

Scholarships & Grants from other sources

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