Churches can help supplement GBHEM scholarships
November 08, 2016
GBHEM's Office of Loans and Scholarships will be awarding over 2,300 students a total of $5 million in financial assistance for 2016. Your support in recognizing United Methodist Student Day
, World Communion Sunday
, and Native American Sunday
helps fund a portion of our scholarships. The remaining funds for these awards come from gifts, annuities and endowments GBHEM has invested and administered for decades.
for a report of Florida's scholarship recipients. Pastors will will receive certificates for their congregants to acknowledge for Student Day.
GBHEM has many applicants who did not receive a scholarship due to lack of funds. If your churches or Conference want to partner to make a difference for more students, please contact Bruce Blumer at bblumer@UMCDevelopmentCenter.org
If you would like assistance in contacting any particular recipient feel free to give our office a call at 615-340-7344, or email Marcie Bigord at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011