UMVIM Grants and Scholarships
NC Conference Missional Exchange Grants
Missional Exchange Grants are intended to encourage UMVIM initiatives by various groups. All team leaders from the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church must receive approval from the Conference UMVIM Committee. Team leader training by the Conference UMVIM Committee is required to qualify for this grant. Leaders must have taken their initial or refresher course within the four-year period prior to the trip. Additionally, teams seeking this grant must register for insurance through UMVIM, SEJ.
Domestic (within the US) UMVIM Teams can receive up to $500 per team. International teams can receive up to $1,000 per team. Team leaders can download, save, fill out and submit the form via email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Isa Grant Application
The Isa Grant Scholarship Fund was created in honor of Dr. Isa Grant, one of the pioneers of the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission movement in the North Carolina Conference. Scholarships from the fund are designed to assist persons for whom the expense of participating in a mission team is prohibitive. Priority is given to youth 21 years of age and younger. Scholarships will not exceed $250.00.
As Isa Grant funds are limited, scholarship recipients are encouraged to assist in the replenishment of the fund. Applicants can download, fill out and submit the form via email as an attachment to email@example.com.
Amanda C. Lee Scholarship Application
The Amanda Lee Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Amanda Lee, the daughter of Rev. Jim & Sharon Lee. Amanda was a team member who assisted in the building of Steer Town Methodist Church in Jamaica. She died in a house fire in November of 1999, and family and friends contributed to the Amanda Lee Scholarship Fund. Priority is given to young adults (ages 18-29). Scholarships will not exceed $200.
Jason K. Branton Scholarship Application
The Jason K. Branton Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Jason K. Branton, the grandson of Virginia Wrenn. Jason died from a hunting accident in November of 1999. Virginia Wrenn’s love of UMVIM led her to set up the scholarship fund. Scholarships will not exceed $100.