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Chris and Frances Wagler Scholarship
The Waglers, former directors of the Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Iowa, attended the United Methodist Church there. Chris and Frances Wagler have established a scholarship fund to assist a graduating student from Davis County High School to attend either Iowa Wesleyan College or Iowa State University.
$1,000 Criteria Application
Darrell C. and Muriel Denison Jenks Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a high school senior who is a member of and active in the United Methodist Church. Applicant must be recommended by the pastor of the local church holding applicant's membership and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Financial need will be considered. An essay of up to 250 words must be written describing "What Jesus means to me personally and how I serve him."
$450 Criteria Application
E.A. and Lucile Anderson Scholarship
Scholarship awarded yearly to graduating senior with 3.5 grade point average or above, enrolling in a post-secondary institution and an active leader in church, school, and community affairs. Preference to students from churches of the Chariton United Methodist Parish.
$300 Criteria Application
Humeston Christian-United Methodist Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded annually to a member of the Humeston Christian-Methodist Church with a 2.0 grade point average or above, enrolling in a post-secondary institution. Preference given to financial need as well as active membership in church, school, and community affairs.
$1,000 Criteria Application
Iowa United Methodist Foundation General Scholarship
From time to time the Foundation receives small gifts designated for this scholarship. The income earned through investment of these gifts is used to provide scholarships. Scholarships from this fund are to help degree seeking students attending either an Iowa United Methodist College or a United Methodist Seminary.
$560 Criteria Application
John and Peg Slusher Ministry Scholarship
Scholarship awarded annually to a member in good standing of the First United Methodist Church of Marion, Iowa planning on entering Christian ministry. First preference given to students enrolled in or planning to enroll in a United Methodist Seminary. Second preference given to junior or senior level undergraduates demonstrating a clear intent on entering full-time Christian ministry.
Justine E. Granner Memorial Scholarship
Annual scholarship awarded to American Indian or other ethnic minority students preparing for a career in nursing, public health and/or related fields at a college or school of nursing within the State of Iowa. Must have a "B" or better scholastic average during high school and/or college up to time of application. Preference to graduates from Iowa High Schools. Financial need considered.
$1,000 Criteria Application
Kurtus Ryan Miller Memorial Scholarship
Kurtus was the son of The Reverend Matt and Carol Miller; older brother to Christena, Melissa and Sara. In 1997, Kurtus graduated from West Hancock High School. He married Laura Goepel in 1999 and, shortly after moving to Iowa City, an arson fire took Kurtusí life at age 20. Kurtus was courteous, helpful and an average student interested in the FBI/Criminal Justice. Learning did not come easy for him, but he was determined to succeed. We, his family, pray this scholarship will help you in your determined studies. God bless you!
$475 Criteria Application
Mary and Orlin Trapp Science Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a scholar who has been a student for at least one full year in the physical sciences of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Botany, Zoology, or combinations of these, and Mathematics. Will be awarded primarily on demonstrated outstanding scholarship and a broad range of superior attributes including honesty, high moral character, ethics, integrity, initiative and leadership ability and is not based on financial need. First consideration to members of Protestant or Catholic church. Must attend Iowa United Methodist college.
$2,000 Criteria Application
Matilda Eye Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior enrolling in a vocational school, private or public university or college or community college. Preference given to United Methodist students graduating from Hampton High School, Hampton, Iowa. United Methodist applicants must submit a letter from their Pastor stating the student is a member of the United Methodist Church and detailing the student's church involvement. Signed financial statement must accompany the application.
$131 Criteria Application
Melissa Woodley Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a full-time junior or senior student attending an accredited college. Preference to students attending an Iowa United Methodist college or the University of Northern Iowa. Recipient must be a member of a United Methodist Church and have a 2.5 or above cumulative GPA and be enrolled in curriculum preparing for a career in social work or social service. Financial need will be considered.
$650 Criteria Application
Miller Memorial United Methodist Church Scholarship
The people of Miller United Methodist Church recognize that this scholarship is made possible by monies given in memory of Leila Dewey, Earl Nelson, Bill Boyer, and others, and create this scholarship in their honor and in memory of Miller UMC of Des Moines, Iowa.
$600 Criteria Application
Mosher/Dutton Scholarship Fund
A scholarship was established to aide full members of the West Liberty United Methodist Church who are either an entering freshman or upperclassman at an accredited college, university, technical or trade school. Academic success, strong moral character, involvement in church and community, as well as financial need, will all be considered as important criteria.
$800 Criteria Application
Neil Clanin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior from Lucas County enrolling in a vocational school, community college, private or public university or college.
$400 Criteria Application
The Carroll Mitchell Scholarship Fund
Must be a member or constituent of Tipton United Methodist Church. Applicants of all ages and levels beyond high school shall be considered but first year post high school will be given preference. Applicant must disclose a realistic financial plan. The scholarships awarded as follows: 1) to someone who has demonstrated a commitment to working in the ministry, Christian education, mission training, etc.; 2) to students attending an accredited college, technical school or area school.
$449 General Criteria Application
The Mother Carrie Scholarship
Annual scholarship award to student who is or will be enrolling in a community college, college or university in study leading to a degree in full time Christian service (preference to pastoral or diaconal ministry). Preference to members of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Urbandale, IA. Financial need considered.
$1,317 Criteria Application
Rueben and Beverly Job Scholarship
This scholarship was established to celebrate the impact of Bishop and Mrs. Job on United Methodism. The scholarship was originally established at Westmar College, the alma mater of both Bishop and Mrs. Job. The only requirement is that the student be a United Methodist attending a United Methodist college in Iowa. Preference will be given to a student from the Dakotas area.
$308 Criteria Application
Tom and Jean Robb Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to student attending an accredited college, university or community college. First preference to members of Grace United Methodist Church, Moravia, Iowa, and based on scholarship potential, Christian values and leadership.
$1,000 Criteria Application
Winifred Schwarm Gilbert Grant Fund
The scholarship shall be awarded to individuals that are currently a member and have been a member for at least one year of First UMC Sioux City,Arnolds Park UMC,Fostoria UMC,Carlisle UMC,First UMC Des Moines or Greenfield UMC planning to enter a field of Special Education or Child Guidence.
$615 Criteria Application