HBCU Scholarships

Scholarships for students attending HBCUs

UMHEF offers scholarships to students attending select HBCUs.

Several endowed funds support students of the following United Methodist-related Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). Awards range in value between $500-$5,000.


Applicants for these awards must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Attending or planning to attend an HBCU listed above
  • Be a member of one of these churches for at least one year prior to applying: The United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, AME Zion Church, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Be in good standing with the college/university
  • GPA of at least 2.5

How to Apply

Applications are now open! To be considered for these scholarships, please submit the General Named Endowed application and we will match you based on the information you provide. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2023.

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