The United Methodist Leadership Scholarship (UMLS) has parameters of merit based on church and community involvement as well as scholastic achievement. UMLS is for United Methodist student applicants in the southeasteastern jurisdiction (SEJ) who will attend a SEJ United Methodist-related institution of higher learning. The applicant must exhibit exceptional leadership characteristics and promise for church and community leadership in the future. They must have the ability to articulate their future vocational goals as they relate to personal faith and leadership in the church. These are $10,000 yearly scholarships that require reapplication annually to assure parameters of merit are being maintained. FOR THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR, TWO UMLS SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED.