MID Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities for

Members in Discernment

Maine Conference, United Church of Christ

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 seven Associations in the Maine Conference
Application form:      Download HERE
Deadline:                    Must be received by mail or e-mail by May 31, 2018

 

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
Deadline:                    Must be received by mail or e-mail by May 1, 2018

 

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 1, 2017 and are due at 5:00 pm on March 1, 2018.

**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, 2018.
 

  • 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, 2018
 

  • 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, 2018
 

  • 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, 2018
 

  • 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, 2018
 

  • 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, 2018

  • 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, 2018

  • 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, 2018

  • 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, 2018

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