Scholarship connects ethnic students with mentors
April 6, 2004
By Pamela Crosby*
Tenn. (UMNS)-The United Methodist Board of Higher Education and
Ministry has launched a new scholarship program for ethnic high school
and college students interested in ordained ministry.
Toward Ordained Ministry" will connect mentors to 10 ethnic minority
high school or college students interested in pursuing ordained ministry
in the United Methodist Church.
by the board's division of ordained ministry, the program requires
participation in a mentoring program and provides scholarships of $5,000
each per academic year, with continued mentoring through seminary and
students are required to attend a United Methodist-related college or
university, and master's degree students are required to attend a United
Methodist seminary or theological school. The program will select
additional students as participants complete their seminary education.
Additional information is available from Saul Espino at (615) 340-7392 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available online, www.gbhem.org/resourcelibrary.asp.
is a staff member of the Office of Interpretation at the United
Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry. News media can contact
Linda Green at (615) 742-5470 or email@example.com.