Ministerial Education Fund

Ministerial Education Fund


The United Methodist Church created the Ministerial Education Fund to help offer funding to candidates for ordination who are pursuing a Masters level theological degree. 

Each student must contact their conference to determine what requirements are needed to qualify to receive the funds. Contact information is listed below:

CONNECT WITH US

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Memphis Theological Seminary
Office of Financial Aid
Brown-Shannon Building, Room B205
168 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38104

E: financialaid@MemphisSeminary.edu
P: 901.334.5887
F: 901.458.8232

MTS SCHOOL CODE

G10529

ARKANSAS CONFERENCE

Nancy Meredith
501.324.8033
arumc.org

NORTH ALABAMA CONFERENCE

Cindi Patsios
205.226.7970
cpatsios@umcna.org

MEMPHIS CONFERENCE

Rev. Nancy Varden
nancyvarden@gmail.com

MISSISSIPPI CONFERENCE

Dorothy Ellis
601.354.0515 ext 7031
dellis@mississippi-umc.org
confregistrar@mississippi-umc.org

*This particular MEF is a service loan. After gaining approval from the conference, the student must submit a funding request form to the Office of Financial Aid for each semester the student is seeking funding.

Click here, for the 2019 form.

Important Websites

Selective Service                          ⊕ Social Security Administration                                 ⊕ National Student Loan Data System

FAFSA                                            ⊕ StudentLoans.gov                                                       ⊕ Department of Homeland Security

IRS                                                 ⊕ TN Higher Education Commission                            ⊕ Financial Aid & Repayment Calculators