Application process opens February 1st!
Scholarships are awarded each year to seminary students showing exceptional promise or achievement in preparation for ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. In previous years, over $100,000 has been available for distribution. Scholarship amounts are dependent upon the number of applicants and funds available. Applications are due by April 1st and applicants are notifed of decisions in May.
- Applicants must be certified candidates for ministry in the United Methodist church at the time scholarships are distributed.
- Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll during the coming academic year in a seminary accredited by the United Methodist Church University Senate and/or in Kairos.
- Applicants must state intent to serve in the Dakotas Annual Conference for a minimum of five (5) years following receipt of this scholarship. If recipient cannot fulfill this requirement, he/she promises to repay the full amount of the scholarship over a ten (10) year period.
Preference will be given to candidates who have an established connection to the Dakotas Conference or who can demonstrate the intent to establish such a connection.
Application Instructions: All materials must be submitted at the same time.