Award: -, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be from the Nashville area with a diverse background and outstanding academic and leadership records.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31
Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a community college with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to transfer and enroll as a full-time student pursuing a degree in business, engineering, communications, or media arts at a four-year accredited institution. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31
Applicant must be a high school student who has been actively involved in volunteer work that has had a significant impact on race relations. Two applications required; one from applicant, one from applicant's supporter.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 5
Applicant must be an undergraduate racial/ethnic minority student from either the Nashville District of the Tennessee Annual Conference or the New Orleans District of the Louisiana Annual Conference. Must be a member of the United Methodist Church for at least three years and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Financial need must be demonstrated.