College and University Scholarships

College and University Scholarships

The United Church of Christ (UCC) Undergraduate Scholarship 
Scholarship assistance to members of UCC congregations who are under 25 years and are sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students, in any discipline, attending an accredited 4-year university or college in the United States.  Awards are modest, about $500-$1,000. Applications should be downloaded.  All applications were due via snail mail by May 18, 2010.

Undergraduate Scholarship Brochure

2011 - 2012 Undergraduate Instructions, Application, Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines

2010 Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients

UCC Related Colleges providing scholarships for UCC students
Ask the Admissions Office at the school for details:

Catawba College
Cedar Crest College
Defiance College
Dillard University
Doane College
Drury University
Elmhurst College
Elon College
Heidelberg College
Hood College
Lakeland College
Olivet College
Pacific University
Ripon College
Talladega College
Ursinus College

There are a few very modest scholarships available through the national offices of the United Church of Christ. These scholarships are from funds established by donors with strict conditions on eligibility. For more information, contact Ms. Veronica Jefferson,, Minister for Grants, Scholarships and Resources, Parish Life and Leadership, Local Church Ministries, United Church of Christ at 216-736-3839.


The residential and day campus secondary schools related to the United Church of Christ offer some financial aid, and should be contacted directly for information:

Massanutten Military School: academic and cadet leadership training
Mercersburg Academy: college prepatory
Kamehameha Schools: K-12, community based, children of Hawaiian ancestry 

Seminaries and Divinity Schools

 Many of the seminaries related to the United Church of Christ offer scholarship packages for UCC students. The national setting of the United Church of Christ also administers various scholarships for UCC seminary students that include the following.  Fundraising is in process for the recently established Rev. Dr. Héctor E. López Scholarship for Latina & Latino UCC Seminarians:  

The Adrienne M. and Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Theological Students

The William R.Johnson Scholarship

The Make a Difference!Scholarships of the Caring for Clergy Endowment

The Richard and Helen Brown Pastoral Scholarships

For more information contact Ms. Veronica Jefferson, Minister for Grants, Scholarships, and Resources
Parish Life and Leadership Team, Local Church Ministries,United Church of Christ: 216-736-3839 or


Contact Info

Pat Lyden
Associate Director, Grant and Scholarship Administration
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115