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 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
lenorathompson@hotmail.com

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Education Society Grants

Grants to help defray higher education costs: Students should apply April 25 to May 9

On April 25 the Education Society of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church will start accepting applications for grants to assist worthy individuals with defraying the cost of higher education for the 2022-2023 school year. That date is fast-approaching.

All applications received in the Conference Office (between and including) from April 25 to May 9 will be considered for a grant. All applications received during that two-week period will be considered.  Grant recipients who are qualified will be randomly selected...  Read more.

The application form is available below.

2022-23 Education Society Grant Application:

The Education Society of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church offers educational grants to assist worthy individuals with defraying the cost of higher education for the 2022-2023 school year. All applications received in the Conference Office (between and including) April 25 to May 9 will be considered for a 2022 grant.

It is crucial that this information be provided to church members who plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the fall of 2022. Please communicate this grant opportunity to your congregation as soon as possible, and please urge all who are eligible to apply.

If you have questions, please contact Al Adey, Education Society Chairperson, at ahadey@verizon.net.

2022-23 Education Society Grant Application [PDF]

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