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Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholarship (502) Save Scholarship/Grant
This scholarship/grant was graciously shared with you by: Teresa Tysinger.
This scholarship offered by the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation provides financial assistance to students preparing for chaplaincy in a branch of the military. The fund was established in 1980 by the family and friends of Chaplain Powell after his death. The Reverend Samuel Grover Powell served as a chaplain in the United States Air Force for 28 years. He believed that “Military people deserve the best qualified chaplains, for they are not only serving God, but their country.”

- Be enrolled at an accredited theological seminary
- Be in either their middle or senior year
- Be involved in the Chaplain Candidate (Seminarian) Program or serving a military reserve component after having completed an active duty tour in one of the United States armed forces.

Preference is given to students in their senior year who plan to serve in the United States Air Force. However, persons preparing for chaplaincy in any branch of the military will be considered.

To Apply: Applications are accepted January 1 - March 1 for the following academic year.
Dollar Amount: $500
Deadline(s): March 1
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: United Methodist Higher Education Foundation
Award Type: Scholarship Money
Contact Person: Jamie Cook
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