UMM Scholarship 


Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from high school! Your First United Methodist Church family wants you to know that we are proud of you and your accomplishments. If you will be pursuing further education at a college or university in the fall, we would like you to know that the United Methodist Men organization at our church is providing two $1,500 scholarships to two graduating seniors again this year. The scholarships are scheduled to be awarded during a worship service on Sunday, June 6, 2021.


This year the application materials and instructions appear on the church’s web site  In order to apply, please fill out the application PDF, save it, and submit it as an email attachment to the church. The church’s email address is:


The deadline to submit your application is Sunday, May 16, 2021. Note that one component of the application must be completed by your school. This information must also be received by the deadline. If any part of the application is incomplete or missing, we will not be able to consider your application. This policy is to ensure that the process is fair to all.


Application Components:

  1. Scholarship Application including Essay

  2. School Support Form

  3. Recommendation


We hope that you will seriously consider applying. Scholarships are awarded based on service to the church, financial need, academic excellence and service to the community (including school). If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Jim Gresham at (540) 798-7279, or Dale Foster at (540) 520-2421.