Apply Now for UM Student Loans, Scholarships for Spring Term

January 05, 2012

Loan applications for the 2012 spring term are being accepted now by the General Board of Higher Education & Ministry of The United Methodist Church. Apply at the GBHEM website. (Click on "Loan Application" under "Loans & Scholarships" at

Scholarship applications for the 2012-13 academic year opened Jan. 4 and will be accepted through March 1, also at the GBHEM website. (Click on "Scholarship Applications" under "Loans & Scholarships" at This is an earlier deadline than previous years, so don't delay!
A new scholarship application process is being implemented. All references and documents (including essay and transcripts) will be submitted electronically.
Applicants: Please collect your pastor's and lay person's email addresses; they will be notified via email to complete a new reference for you.
Renewal applicants: Be sure to apply for the same scholarship program as you received in 2012.
(Editor's Note: Read Scholarship Helped Make Mother Proud, written by Ethnic Minority Scholarship recipient Courtney Caldwell.)