Scholarships available to Arkansas UM students

The Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry is seeking applicants for two scholarships.

The Conference Merit Scholarship is a $500 award funded through the UM Student Day offering. A successful applicant must be attending a UM college or seminary and have been involved in campus ministry.

The Hood Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 award for a student preparing for ministry in the United Methodist Church. A successful applicant must be involved in a campus ministry experience.

The application form is the same for both scholarships, as is the deadline: May 1, 2015. An application (“Scholarship program – Candidate Application.docx”), a certification of church membership form and further details are available in the “Scholarships & Grants” section of, at any Wesley Foundation in Arkansas, Hendrix College and Philander Smith College. For additional information contact the Rev. Roy Smith, or 479-968-1232.

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