MID Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities for

Members in Discernment

Maine Conference, United Church of Christ

2017-2018

 

Maine Conference Scholarship

  •  Maine Conference Educational Scholarship

Description:               Scholarship assistance for Members in

                                    Discernment in the Maine Conference, UCC

Who may apply:        MIDs in one of the eight associations in the Maine Conference

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    Must be received by mail or e-mail by May 31, 2017

 

Cumberland Association Scholarship

  •  Cumberland Association Educational Scholarship

Description:               Scholarships for Members in Discernment to be forwarded to the

applicant’s Educational Account

Who may apply:        Members in Discernment with the Cumberland Association, Maine

                                    Conference, UCC

Application form:      To receive, contact Cumberland Association Clerk, Mr. Harry

                                    Marsters at cumberlandassocclerk@gmail.com

Deadline:                    Must be received by mail or e-mail by May 1, 2017

 

National United Church of Christ Scholarships

 Application ProcessMembers in Discernment are encouraged to apply for the Brown Endowment Scholarship and ONE other national UCC Ministry Education Scholarship per year.

**Scholarship applications are found at www.ucc.org/scholarships and will open on December 31, 2016 and are due at 5:00 pm on March 1, 2017.

**ALL of the application process must be done by on line.  Mailed, hand-delivered, shipped, emailed and faxed applications, references and transcripts will no longer be accepted or acknowledged.  You will need to create a profile with the UCC’s SmarterSelect system.

**Applications are not complete until ALL required items have been received within the online application, including transcripts and required recommendations from references.  Applicants are advised to notify their references that they will receive an automated e-mail request from automated.email@smarterselect.com.

**When you submit your application, it will display as “Pending.”  Your application will not be “Submitted” until ALL required documents (transcripts, letters of reference, etc.) have been received.

**You will receive a confirmation email once all required information has been received and the status of your application has been changed from “Pending” to “Submitted.”

**It is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete and marked as “Submitted” by 5:00 pm on March 1, 2017.

 

  • The Richard and Helen Brown Pastoral Scholarships

Description:               Scholarship assistance for students who are Members in

                                    Discernment

Who may apply:        Students who are Members in Discernment

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • Make a Difference! UCC Seminarian Scholarship

Description:               The Presidents of the six UCC seminaries annually nominate one

                                    of their Member in Discernment students for the Make A

Difference! UCC Seminarian Scholarship

Who may apply:        Interested seminarians should contact the President of their UCC

seminary.  Individuals may NOT apply for this scholarship.

Application form:      Contact the President of your UCC seminary

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • Cannon Endowment Fund Scholarship

Description:               Scholarship assistance for students who are planning to become a military chaplain

Who may apply:        Seminarians of the United Church of Christ, Christian Church

                                    DOC, United Methodist Church, Presbyterian USA

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • William R. Johnson Scholarship

Description:               Scholarship assistance for UCC LGBT Member in Discernment

students

Who may apply:        Seminary students who have completed their first year of seminary

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • Adrienne M. and Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship

Description:               Scholarship assistance for UCC racial and ethnic seminary students

Who may apply:        Master of Divinity students who are UCC Members in

Discernment or UCC doctoral students for Ph.D, Th.D, Ed.D

Application form:      Master Degree Download HERE

                                    Doctoral Program Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017


  • Dr. Hector E. Lopez Scholarship

Description:               Scholarship assistance for Latina and Latino UCC Member in

Discernment Seminarians

Who may apply:        Latina and Latino UCC Seminarians who are attending a UCC

Seminary

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • Dr. Joseph Evans Designated Scholarship Fund

Description:               Scholarship assistance for African American seminary students

Who may apply:        African American UCC Member in Discernment seminary

                                    students

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017

 

  • Virginia Kreyer Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities

Description:               Scholarship assistance for persons with disabilities

Who may apply:        Member in Discernment seminary students with disabilities called

                                    to authorized ministries

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    March 1, 2017


Other National United Church of Christ Assistance

to Members in Discernment

  •  Garrett Trust Fund Scholarship

Description:               For one-time emergency need, available year-round to full time

Master of Divinity students

Who may apply:        Member in Discernment full-time Master of Divinity students

Application form:      Download HERE

Deadline:                    Year round