United Methodist Awards
Minister's Sons and Daughters Grant
Awarded to dependents of ministers who are members of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. Grant and other VWC funding will cover up to one-half tuition.
Virginia Wesleyan College Dollars for United Methodist Scholars
Virginia Wesleyan College will match a local United Methodist Church's Scholarship of $1,000 offered to a member of your congregation enrolling as a first-time, full-time student for the upcoming academic year. The Wesleyan Dollars for the United Scholars partners the Church and College encourages United Methodist students to seek a quality education at Virginia Wesleyan by reducing tuition by $2,000. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information at 757.455.3345.
Christian Service Loan
Available to members of the Virginia United Methodist Conference Church who intend to pursue employment in full-time Christian service upon graduation. Applicants must submit a letter of intent and letter of recommendation from their UMC Minister. The loan covers up to one-half of tuition. Any money that the student is receiving from VWC (merit-based scholarships, institutional grants, etc.) is considered when determining the amount of the loan. For more information, visit their website.
The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving students all over the country. Each year, they distribute over $2 million annually to more than 1,000 students attending over 100 United Methodist-related institutions of higher learning. For more information, visit https://www.umhef.org.