Ministerial Education Fund Grants for Course of Study

Clergy must complete this form to apply for a Ministerial Education Fund grant to assist with registration fee, tuition, and room and board for a course of study.

Licensed local pastors in full or part time appointments in the Minnesota Annual Conference may apply for a grant of $400 for each course in the Course of Study to assist with registration fee, tuition, and room and board. Applications for MEF grants for Course of Study may be made at the time costs will be incurred, such as at the time of registration, or following completion of a course.

Grant applications are normally reviewed monthly by the Board of Ordained Ministry.  Once approved, payments are typically processed within one week.

*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
Address 2
*Clergy Status (select one)
Certified Candidate
Licensed Local Pastor
Associate Member
Diaconal Minister
Current appointment and location
Minnesota Annual Conference District
School name
Course Title(s)
Date of Course(s)
Amount requested for course(s)
Attach registration form for courses or evidence of course completion

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

Total Amount of this Application

Send Inquiries to:

Mail: Chad Gilbertson, Holy Trinity UMC, 16150 Arcadia Avenue, Prior Lake, MN 55372


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