UMC Dempster Fellowship

The purpose of this fellowship is to increase the effectiveness of teaching in United Methodist schools of theology by assisting worthy Ph.D. students who are committed to serving the church through theological education. 

The awards are made annually to graduate students selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • intellectual excellence
  • academic achievement
  • promise of usefulness in teaching careers
  • personal qualities
  • clarity of spiritual purpose and
  • commitment to Christian ministry and the preparation of pastoral leadership for the church

Application process here.