Georgia Harkness Scholarship
Available to full time student who must be enrolled in the fall semester.
The eligible candidate will be a woman over 35 who has received a bachelor of arts or equivalent degree, is enrolled full-time in a University Senate approved school of theology in the Master of Divinity degree program and who is a CERTIFIED CANDIDATE for ordained ministry as an elder in the United Methodist Church. She must be a certified candidate by May to be eligible for this award. If a student’s district committee will be meeting after our application deadline of March 1st, she should have the committee chairperson indicate on their required reference letter the date the student is expected to receive candidacy status.
The program grants a $5,000 award to those who are chosen as Georgia Harkness Scholars. All United Methodist women students who meet the guidelines are equally considered for this award.
All United Methodist women students who meet the guidelines are equally considered for this award. They are looking for women who exhibit the qualities of Georgia Harkness: scholarship, spirituality and social justice.