Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference Scholarships

The following are Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference Scholarships:

Deadline for all Scholarships: JUNE 30

Application: CLICK HERE

Address:

Alabama-West Florida United Methodist Foundation, Inc.

PO Box 8066

Dothan, Alabama 36304

Phone: 334-793-6820

Email: foundation@alwfumf.org

Website: alwfumf.org

CARL J. SANDERS MINISTERIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable, depending on financial need and number of applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Applicant must be a third-year student (senior) and is at­tending an accredited seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church and the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Awards are for one academic year and must not exceed the actual cost of tuition and books.  No student over thirty-two (32) years of age will be eligible for these funds. Applicant must further demonstrate clear intent to return to said conference in service as an ordained United Methodist clergy.

ETHEL COLQUITT MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable, depending on financial need and number of applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Applicant must be a third-year student (senior) and is attending an accredited seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church and the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Awards are for one academic year and must not exceed the actual cost of tuition and books.  No student over thirty-two (32) years of age will be eligible for these funds.   Applicants must further demonstrate clear intent to return to said conference in service as an ordained United Methodist clergy.

ROSA AND ALTO V. LEE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable, depending on financial need and number of applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant(s) must be attending an accredited seminary recog­nized by the United Methodist Church and the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Applicant must further demonstrate clear intent to return to said conference for the purpose of service in ministry to the churches of the Alabama-West Florida Episcopal area.

LESTER H. SPENCER MINISTERIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

NUMBER: ONE (1)

AMOUNT:  Not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000.00) or the actual cost of tuition subject to fund availability.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Assistance available for students attending an accredited school of theology recognized by the United Methodist Church and the Board of Ministry of the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Applicant must demonstrate clear intent to return to said conference as an ordained United Methodist minister.   Applicant must be a second or third year student.  Due considera­tion is given to both the need of the student and the evidence of exceptional promise and gifts for the ministry.

ROSE WIMBERLY SPENCER MEMORIAL TRUST

NUMBER: One (1)

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant must be attending either an accredited four-year college or university or an accredited seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church and have demonstrated a clear intent to become an ordained United Methodist minister and to return for service within the bounds of the Alabama-West Florida Conference.

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students from the Alabama-West Florida Conference preparing for full-time, ordained pastoral ministry in the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Students must be attending an accredited seminary recognized by the   United   Methodist  Church.  Consideration be given to financial need and promise for ministry.  Recipients must serve at least 1 year in the Alabama-West Florida Conference.

MARGARET MOSER LANDERS SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students from the Alabama-West Florida Conference who intend to become an ordained United Methodist minister and plan to return for service within the bounds of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.  No student over thirty-eight (38) years of age at the time of entry will be eligible for this scholarship.

LANGDON GARRISON MINISTERIAL SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must be attending an accredited seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church and the Alabama-West Florida Conference.  Applicant must be preparing to become an Ordained Elder with the intention of serving in the Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference.  Priority consideration will be given to a student’s financial needs and their potential for ministry.

RISH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students from the Alabama-West Florida Conference who intend to become an ordained United Methodist minister and plan to return for service within the bounds of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.

HILDRETH/ELLISOR SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students from the Alabama-West Florida Conference presently attending an accredited school of theology approved by the United Methodist Church and demonstrating a clear intent to return to the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church as an ordained minister.

CHARLES & PAMELA AVERY SCHOLARSHIP  TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must be attending an accredited seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church and the Alabama-West Florida Conference or be a licensed full time local pastor enrolled in the course of study.  Applicant must further demonstrate clear intent to remain in, or return to said conference for the purposed of ministry to the churches of that conference.  Special consideration should be given to financial need.

GLENN & ELAINE CARMICHAEL SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students from the Montgomery-Opelika District presently attending an accredited school of theology approved by the United Methodist Church and demonstrating a clear intent to return to the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church as an ordained minister.  The District Superintendent and the District Committee on Ordained Ministries will make selection of the scholarship recipient.  Any scholarship funds not used in any given year may be held in the trust and used for scholarships in future years.

DARIUS W. BELL SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: Variable

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: Scholarships to be awarded to United Methodist students in religious education either undergraduate or graduate from the Marianna-Panama City District preferably from the Center Ridge UMC.  They should have the intent to attend or presently attending an accredited school, college, seminary or course of study for full or part time local pastors or students. The Trustees of the Center Ridge UMC will determine eligibility.

BARNETT-TURNER SCHOLARSHIP TRUST

NUMBER: One (1)

AMOUNT: Variable

QUALIFICATIONS: A scholarship for ministerial education is to be made each July for tuition only for one year to a young man or woman who will be ordained for pulpit ministry to serve in any United Methodist Conference.  Individual must be at least in the first year in a theological seminary.  The Foundation Scholarship Committee will choose the recipient(s) for which scholarships are to be awarded.  The scholarship will be given in memory of  Rev. Gerry Hearin.