Ministerial Education Fund Assistance Information and Application Fall 2013 Deadline
Since 1968 the Ministerial Education Fund (MEF) apportionment has helped thousands of men and women become pastoral leaders in The United Methodist Church. It is through the faithful generosity of congregations throughout the North Texas Conference that the Board of Ordained Ministry-Recruitment and Enlistment Committee is able to offer these funds to student for assistance to further encourage the exploration of ministry and future service in the North Texas Conference.
Who Can Apply?
North Texas Conference Certified Candidates who are enrolled in a United Methodist University Senate-approved school are eligible for these assistance funds.
What is needed to apply?
- A completed and current Ministerial Education Fund Assistance application (must complete each semester)
- A certification of enrollment (typically generated from the National Student
- A copy of current semester's class schedule, detailing number of hours
All items must be submitted by the required deadline in order to process the assistance application. Late or missing information or documentation will result in the non-processing of the application.
How much assistance is granted?
The amount of assistance granted is:
- $100 per credit hour per semester
- $225 per projected decade of service per semester
Certified Candidates are eligible to receive assistance funds for no more than five years.
What are the required deadlines?
Funds will be disbursed twice a year. All applications with supporting documentation must be postmarked or hand delivered by:
Fall 2013 Deadline: October 1, 2013
Note: Those attending classes based on a quarter system or different system than semester must submit from the current semester by the above-mentioned deadlines. No late applications will be accepted.
Who should I contact with questions?
The source of all information is the North Texas Conference Board of Ordained Ministry website at www.ntcumcbom.org. For questions about the MEF Assistance Funds, please contact 2013-2016 Chair of Recruitment and Enlistment Aleze M. Fulbright at email@example.com.