Other Methodist Scholarships | IUMF

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

The Iowa United Methodist Foundation participates in the Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship matching program. Scroll down on the GBHEM page and look under the Ministry as a Career section to find the details about the program to see if you are eligible to apply.

Online applications are open January 1 – March 1 annually.

Apply online at: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

Please direct inquiries to the GBHEM Office of Loans and Scholarships: Email umscholar@gbhem.org or call 615-340-7342.


United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation awards $2 million in scholarships annually. They also have a Dollars for Scholars program which involves matching support from a student’s church, participating United Methodist-related schools, and participating UMC conference foundations.

Online applications are open January 1 – March 1 annually.

Apply online on their Scholarship Page or learn more about Dollars for Scholars.

Please direct inquiries to United Methodist Higher Education Foundation: Email umhefscholarships@umhef.org or call 800-811-8110.