New $5,000 Scholarships for HBCU Students

The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation has just created new $5,000 named endowed scholarships specifically to support students attending United Methodist-related Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Apply today using the General Named Endowed Scholarship application by the March 1 deadline. You must complete the application in full and send in all required documentation, postmarked by the deadline.


  • Must be attending one of the UM-related HBCU schools listed below
  • Must be a member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year
  • Must be in good standing with the college/university
  • GPA of at least a 2.5

United Methodist-Related Historically Black Colleges and Universities include:

Bennett College
Bethune-Cookman University
Claflin University
Clark Atlanta University
Dillard University
Gammon Theological Seminary
Huston-Tillotson University
Paine College
Philander Smith College
Rust College
Wiley College