The Scholarship Fund by First United Methodist Church of Gastonia is established to honor, to give Christian support, and to give financial assistance for the education of selected young church members who are attending colleges, universities, or other post-high school educational institutions.
- Applicants must be members of First United Methodist Church, Gastonia, NC. Applicants with extenuating circumstances deemed to have been affiliated with the First UMC program may be considered by the committee.
- Applicants may not be older than 22 years of age on or by March 31 of the year applying unless otherwise approved by the scholarship committee.
- Applicants must be entering or be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a college, a university, or a post high school educational institution, OR a graduate degree in religious vocation.
- Applications for 2020 are no longer being accepted. Award recipients have all been notified.