Loans & Scholarships

Greater New Jersey Annual Conference Scholarships

Deadline for ALL GNJ Scholarship Applications:  Postmarked by March 31, 2014

Rev. Ralph A. Kappler Memorial Scholarship

  • Membership in United Methodist Church, GNJAC
  • Financial need
  • Nomination by local church
  • Undergraduate student

Frances Nelson Scholarship

  • Membership in United Methodist Church GNJAC
  • Goal of full-time Christian Service
  • Undergraduate student
  • Yearly application required
  • Previous recipients given priority up to four years of college

Emily S. Garrison Nursing Scholarship

  • Membership in United Methodist Church, GNJAC
  • Enrollment in a nursing BS degree program
  • Career goal: Nursing

Conference Trust Fund Scholarships

  • Membership in United Methodist Church, GNJAC
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Undergraduate student

Ethel Snyder Book/ Inez R. Irons Scholarship

  • Daughter and/or Son of a United Methodist clergy, GNJAC
  • Continuing education after high school

Doris and Arthur Mandeville Scholarship

  • Membership in United Methodist Church, GNJAC
  • Full-time graduate student
  • Financial need
  • Goal: Ordained ministry or Christian Education

GNJAC Educational Society

  • Seminary, graduate student
  • Goal: Full-time Christian service in GNJAC
  • Contact: Jo Malessa
  • E-mail: [email protected]



  • 2014 GNJ Scholarships Brochure: [PDF]
  • 2014 GNJ Scholarships Application: [MS Word] / [PDF]
  • 2014 GNJAC Educational Society Scholarship Application: [MS Word]
  • 2014 Doris and Arthur Mandeville Scholarship Application: [MS Excel

Applications can also be requested by calling the Conference Office at 1-877-677-2594.

Centenary College United Methodist Scholarships

Centenary College offers annual scholarships to confirmed, active members of UM Church who maintain satisfactory academic progress and reside on campus.
Call: 1-800-236-8679 Or visit:

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

For information and application forms for the The United Methodist Loans and Scholarships Program (National Loans and Scholarships) visit or call the:

  • Loan Department at 615-340-7346
  • Scholarship Department at 615-340-7344