Mississippi Conference offers scholarships, grants for students

4/16/2008

The Mississippi Conference Higher Education and Campus Ministry Committee awards scholarships each year to deserving students pursuing higher education.

Cooper Fund grants support students who plan to enter the full-time professional ministry of The United Methodist Church. Applicants should be juniors or seniors in an accredited college or university or students in an accredited seminary.

Merit Awards are for United Methodist students attending United Methodist colleges or universities. The deadline for applications is May 15.

Application forms can found on the conference Web site at www.mississippi-umc.org.

The Mississippi United Methodist Foundation also awards several scholarships each year to Mississippi United Methodist students. Contact the Foundation for more information at 800-496-0975 or 601-948-8845 or by e-mail at info@ms-umf.org.