Higher Education

Higher Education Committee

This committee makes prospective college students aware of scholarship and loan opportunities through the Board of Higher Education in Nashville.

The committee sponsors workshops, conducts college and university tours and insures that members of the church are made aware of United Methodist related institutions of higher learning, especially black United Methodist Colleges, which provide quality education for youth and adults.


The United Methodist Church
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007

For a PDF copy of The Higher Education Ministry General Scholarship

Click Below:

J.W. Arnold Scholarship History – Andrews Chapel’s scholarship program for its members attending college.  J.W. Arnold Scholarship Guidelines. 

J.W. Arnold Scholarship Application Form.

 The Emory University Loan Cap Program (LCP) is designed to reduce education-related debt for a significant proportion of the Emory undergraduate population, easing financial burden. The LCP is available to families with annual incomes of $50,000 to $100,000 who demonstrate need for financial aid. The program caps total need-based loans at $15,000, assuming on-time progression toward graduation with up to eight semesters of study.


Other Scholarships 

 2014 Scholarship Directory Provided by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of California.  Many of the scholarships listed are for California schools, but there are some that are available nationwide.  The list is sorted by month that the scholarship application is due.


CALL Me MISTER Program – The Call Me MISTER program is an effort to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers particularly among South Carolina’s lowest performing schools. Program participants are selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.


eCampusTours.com is a college planning website featuring 360 degree virtual tours of over 1,200 college campuses. Go inside dorm rooms, check out classrooms and tour libraries.  http://www.ecampustours.com/College Tours of America, home of College Camp! “Because the college admissions process confuses so many parents and students, we are here to shed light upon this complicated process and tell you everything that you ever wished you knew about improving your chances of admission and attending the college of your dreams.”   www.collegetoursofamerica.com/

Accounting Career Awareness Program ACAP

Scholarships/Educational Opportunities

For More Information Contact:

Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church
122 Watterson Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236
Tel: 770-471-7200
FAX: 770-471-7054
Internet: acumc7054@comcast.net