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United Methodist Church

Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
United States
Location
01 Jul 2024
Application deadline

About

UMHEF scholarships help make it financially possible for qualifying students to obtain higher education, especially those attending United Methodist-related institutions. In rare cases, awards are also given to students attending other schools.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Value unknown

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students preparing for chaplaincy in any branch of the military. The fund was established in 1980 by the family and friends of Chaplain Powell after his death. The Reverend Samuel Grover Powell served as a chaplain in the United States Air Force for 28 years. He believed that “Military people deserve the best qualified chaplains, for they are not only serving God, but their country.”

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The benefits and monetary value of the scholarship are unknown.

Eligibility

  • Be enrolled at any accredited theological seminary.
  • Be in their middle or senior (last) year.
  • Be involved in the Chaplain Candidate (Seminarian) Program or serving a military reserve component after having completed an active duty tour in one of the United States armed forces.
  • Preference is given to students in their senior year who plan to serve in the United States Air Force. However, persons preparing for chaplaincy in any branch of the military will be considered.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United States

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

01 Jul 2024

To Apply: Print, complete, and mail in the application form by July 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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