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Latest News: Scholarship applications deadline extended to March 15, 2024! Your help year-round to let students know about our opportunities is greatly appreciated. The following materials make that easy.

Social Media Posts You Can Share Now!

Help those who follow you on social media see about UMHEF’s scholarship opportunities. Below are a few pre-written posts and images. Be sure to tag us @umhef.

UMHEF Scholarship Guide

Are you a Methodist student looking for financial aid to attend a United Methodist-related next year? Check out scholarship opportunities from the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation. Their 2024 Scholarships Guide has all the info you need about the $2+ million they award every year. Visit Applications are now open through March 15, 2024.

Scholarship Deadline Extended

UMHEF has extended the deadline for scholarship applications to March 15, 2024. The deadline comes in response to current FAFSA challenges/delays. Students may qualify for some of the $2+ million awarded by the foundation every year to Methodist students attending UM-related schools. Learn more at

For Screens & Presentations!

Looking to share about UMHEF scholarships in your worship services, lobbies, or as part of other presentations to students? Here’s a slide design! Right click to save to your device or click the download button below the image.


More About Us...


Since 1965, UMHEF has been a leader in providing scholarship support to United Methodist students attending the over 100 United Methodist-related higher education institutions. In 2022 alone, more than $2 million in scholarship aid was awarded!

UMHEF Distributes $1.9 Million in Scholarships Annually to approximately 1,000 UM Students

On average, UMHEF supporters donate $1.3 Million+ annually


My scholarship has removed the stress of student loans and finding a way to pay for college. Thank you so much for the love and support.

-Devan, Centenary College of Louisiana

Thank you for giving me this exceptional educational opportunity to explore my goals and dreams.

-Elinor, Millsaps College

I wanted to reach out and thank you all for the very generous scholarship. I greatly appreciate it and truly cannot wait to start college in the fall.

-Brooke, Nebraska Wesleyan University

I am so thankful for the many UMHEF supporters that have made my scholarship possible.

-Elijah, High Point University

I just received the letter telling me that I received a scholarship through the UM Dollars for Scholars program! With all of the uncertainty in this time of COVID-19, it was nice to get some good news. I am so looking forward to attending Southwestern College in August. I appreciate your help in making that possible.

-Seth, Southwestern College


The UMHEF Board of Trustees is comprised of United Methodist bishops, District Superintendents, agency leaders, and higher education presidents and professionals.

The UMHEF office is located in Nashville. Meet our full-time staff, led by CEO/President Robert Fletcher, here.


When you share news, information, and announcements about UMHEF on social media, please tag us! Social media is also a great way to see what UM-related schools are up to, celebrate scholar accomplishments, and get first word of new application information.


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