Undergraduate Scholarships

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Thank you for your interest in a scholarship from the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church. Based on available funds, two different scholarship opportunities are available for undergraduate students attending accredited institutions of higher education.

The Call to Leadership Scholarship

A $2,500 to $5,000 award available to a full time undergraduate student who has completed one semester full time credit hours; has a minimum 2.5 GPA; demonstrated leadership in church, and school or community; is a member of local United Methodist Church or United Methodist campus ministry. Candidates may be asked to participate in a conversational interview with members of the West Ohio Conference Scholarship Task Force. This scholarship may be renewed twice through an application process. The West Ohio Conference reserves the right to alter or cancel this scholarship grant due to eligibility or funding.

Submission deadline: March 15, 2017

(Please carefully read the entire application before starting to ensure that you meet the criteria to be considered for a scholarship.) Click here for application

The Ethnic Minority Scholarship

A $3,000 award available to an incoming freshman of ethnic origin who plans to attend any United Methodist college or university, has a 2.5 GPA minimum, financial need, and meets the basic criteria. If there is no qualified applicant, the funds may be awarded to the highest rated student(s). Funds for this award come from the West Ohio Conference Next Generations Leadership budget.

Submission deadline: April 15, 2017.

(Please carefully read the entire application before starting to ensure that you meet the criteria to be considered for a scholarship.) Click here for application

To apply for a West Ohio Scholarship:  Type directly into the application, you must save the document to your computer and open using free Adobe Reader rather than opening in your web browser. 

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHM) Scholarships:

In addition, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) offers additional scholarship opportunities. 

·         Description of GBHEM Scholarships

·         Application for GBHEM Scholarship