Other types of aid include student employment, which provides pay for work on
campus and includes Federal Work Study, and United Methodist Aid, which offers awards
to students who are United Methodist.
Eligibility: Federal Work-Study provides jobs for students with
financial need so they may earn money to cover part of their educational expenses.
Job opportunities are available on campus in various academic and administrative
Campus or Off-campus Employment
Eligibility: Campus and off-campus jobs are open to all students
without regard to financial need.
United Methodist Student Aid
UMYF Leadership Scholarships
Amount: $2,000 per year
Eligibility: Students demonstrating strong leadership in local
church, district, or conference youth groups are eligible to apply. Fifteen scholarships
are awarded each year.
Application: A separate application is required
United Methodist Minister's Dependent Grant
Amount: 50 percent of tuition per year. Stacking policies
apply. Check with the Office of Financial Aid for details.
Eligibility: Recipients must be a dependent of a Methodist minister
under full-time appointment and have a letter from the District Superintendent forwarded
to the Office of Financial Aid.
Ministerial Student Loan/Grant Program
Amount: 50 percent of tuition per year
Eligibility: Students preparing for ordained ministry in the United
Methodist Church may qualify for a loan of half-tuition provided they meet certain
criteria, including certification as a candidate for ministry in the United Methodist
Church, and receive the approval of the financial aid committee. Once the student
is ordained in the United Methodist Church and enters the full-time ministry, the
loan will become a grant. Those students who later decide not to enter the ordained
ministry in the United Methodist Church will be expected to repay the loan at six
percent interest within five years after graduation.
United Methodist Student Loans
Amount: $5,000 maximum per year
Eligibility: Members of the United Methodist Church are eligible
for low-interest loans of up to $5,000 per calendar year. The United Methodist Church
General Board of Higher Education and Ministries determines the recipients.
Application: Application forms are available in the Office of Financial
Aid. For more info, please visit
United Methodist Student Scholarships
Amount: Amounts vary
Eligibility: The United Methodist Church General Board of Higher
Education and Ministries offers scholarships to students from various backgrounds.
Applicants must be active members of the United Methodist Church and maintain a
GPA of 2.5 or above.
Application: Applicaton forms are available in the Office of Financial
Aid and online.
For more information about, visit
UMHEF Dollars for Scholars Program
Amount: $1,000 maximum per year
United Methodist Higher
Education Foundation (UMHEF) offers a limited number of matching scholarships
to United Methodist-related institutions. These scholarships offer $1,000 to students
whose home churches provide a matching $1,000.
Application: Applications are available
online or by calling (800) 811-8110.