Health Ministry Team

Health Ministries Scholarship Opportunity

Thanks to the generous gift given by the Wirth family and the Northwest United Methodist Foundation, the Health Ministry Team at Bend Church United Methodist is pleased to announce the offering of five one-time $1000 Scholarships for education in health-related fields. The criteria for consideration are as follows:

1. Must be a member or constituent of the Cascadia District of the United Methodist Church
2. Must be accepted into an accredited health-related academic program*
3. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on most recent grade transcript

Applicants who meet criteria are to provide an application completed in full, two references, and a copy of the most recent grade transcript.* The Health Ministry team will begin conducting Zoom interviews at the end of August. Upon award of scholarship, candidates will be expected to participate in regular check-in conversations for one academic year with the Health Ministry Team (one time per semester or quarter) for support.

Click here for the Scholarship Application

Please mail completed applications to:
Bend Church
℅ Rev Nicole Berry
680 NW Bond St
Bend, OR 97703

Applications are due by August 15th 2020.

For questions contact: Sandy Clausen, Health Ministry Chair or Rev Nicole Berry, Associate Pastor.

*We acknowledge that it may be difficult during COVID-19 restrictions to obtain academic transcripts. As an alternative, applicants may designate one of their references as an academic reference.

*Some examples of health related fields include but are not limited to: Nursing, CNA, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Mental Health services.