College Scholarships

United Methodist Scholarships and Links

Are you getting scholarships and grants together for college? The UMC may have some help for you! To check out the United Methodist Scholarship program, click here.

If you are a college student thinking about attending seminary, click here to check out the Fund for Theological Education.

INUMC Merit Scholarships

The Campus Ministry Discipleship Team and the Indiana Conference are pleased to announce the Conference Merit Scholarship for students enrolled or planning to enroll in a United Methodist-related college or university. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a full, active member of a The United Methodist Church within the Indiana Conference;
  2. Be recommended by his/her pastor;
  3. Be an undergraduate student currently or enrolling in the Fall at a United Methodist- related college or university inside or outside of Indiana.

The Conference Merit Award comes from a rebate of 10% of the funds collected by the Indiana Annual Conference toward the United Methodist Student Day offering. Awards range from $500 to $1500 and the number of scholarships awarded is based on the offering collected.

If you have a member of your congregation/youth group who would qualify for the scholarship, please have them complete the application by clicking below:


Completed application must be submitted with a recommendation letter from their pastor and a copy of their recent transcripts for consideration by the scholarship committee.

Please mail to: Merit Scholarship, Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church, 301 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46280. 

The completed application packet must be postmarked by April 15 of each year.

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