Announcements

Applicants Sought for 2021 GBHEM Scholarships (Deadline: March 24)

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) of The United Methodist Church has more than 70 scholarship and loan opportunities available for students. Funds will be granted in September 2021.

The enrollment period is now through March 24.

APPLICANTS MUST: 

  • Be a graduating high school student, full-time undergraduate, graduate student (even one changing his/her career path) 
  • Be a member of the United Methodist Church for at least one year prior to applying 
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States 
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA 

For information about GBHEM scholarships and loans, visit https://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships.

2020 was the first year Saint Matthews UMC members took advantage of this benefit. We want to increase the number of scholarship recipients with a focus on our male students in 2021. For additional information, contact Albertina McGirt (see directory or bulletin for contact information).