ACADEMIC AID

FUMC Scholarships and Loan

Since 1989, First United Methodist Church has awarded scholarships to members of our church family who are pursuing higher education.  To apply for one of these scholarships and/or a loan, please click here.  NOTE:  All applications must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday, April 15.  The link will be closed for the year after that time.


United Methodist Women Scholarship (for women attending a United Methodist College or University in the North Carolina Conference: Louisburg College, Methodist University, NC Wesleyan College, Duke University, Duke Course of Study (COS), Duke Divinity School)

Click here to download the scholarship application packet.  Deadline is a firm April 15.


CM Cares Religious Scholarship Program (for masters or doctoral students enrolled in a religious studies program at a college or university)

This scholarship for graduate work in religious studies is provided by Church Mutual Insurance.  Click here for more information and to apply.  Deadline is 3pm April 6, 2021.