We are pleased you have decided to apply for a scholarship!  Please read the following information in its entirety to learn more about the scholarships, what is expected and important dates.

 

Non-Theological Applicants

Scholarships are awarded with preference to members of First United Methodist Church of Phoenix for post-secondary education. The applicant must be planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school. Preference will be given to first year students, and after their needs are met, upper classmen and graduate students will be considered, subject to the availability of funds and history of awards.

The amount of an individual’s scholarship for one calendar year is limited to up to $3,000 with a maximum of $12,000 total from five (5) scholarship awards. Scholarship awards can range from $500 to $3,000 for the calendar year contingent on the applicant’s level of participation in ministries, civic/work activities, academic success, and financial need.  All scholarships are subject to availability of funds.

 

Theological Applicants

The amount of an individual’s scholarship for one calendar year is limited to $7,000 with a maximum of $21,000 total to be awarded within a seven-year period. All scholarships are subject to the availability of funds. Theological applicants should contact the church office for application information.

 

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum grade point of 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale
  • Active and consistent participation at First Church and/or other ministries
  • Active and consistent participation beyond the classroom with the community, post-secondary institution and/or work
  • Thorough, personal response so the selection committee gets to know you
  • Complete and accurate application

 

Important Dates and Requirements

  • Applications will be available online December 15, 2018
  • Applications are to be submitted electronically only.
  • Deadline for applications for the 2019-2020 academic year is 4 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
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  • Contact the Business Administrator if you are applying for the fifth (5) time.
  • For additional information or questions, please contact the church office.

Thank you for your interest!  Award recipients will be announced in May 2019.

 

Scholarship Application 2018-2019

  • * items are required to submit

  • The deadline to submit an application is Monday, March 19, 2019.
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale
  • Please provide the name and location of the church you attend.
  • Please provide the name and location of the church you attend if not First Church.
  • Please specify the average number of hours per week spent in each activity and the total hours per week.
  • Please specify the average number of hours per week spent in each activity and the total hours per week.
  • What schools do you plan to attend? What are your career goals?
  • Please know that your response will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • School name:
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  • Please mark which other sources of funds you anticipate to use for school expenses.
  • Please enter the total amount of funding you expect to receive.
  • Please provide a wallet size portrait yearbook-style headshot photo, (3 3/8” x 2 1/4”). This photo will be posted in the church office. Previous scholarship recipients need to submit a portrait yearbook-style headshot photo.
  • Please type your name.
First United Methodist Foundation of Phoenix Scholarship Application