Puertas Abiertas

Puertas Habiertas is a scholarship that support Latinx, international, and immigrant students doing graduate and undergraduate degrees. This scholarship benefits young adult Latinx leadership in the church.

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Due dates for applications: September 1 and January 1 of each year.

Closing date for scholarship applicants: January 15th, 2022
Scholarship assignment date: March 22th 2022

Requirements for applicants:

  • At least 1 year of membership to the UMC.
  • Latinx, International or with problematic immigration status, a graduate student in a US or Canadian university.
  • Proven commitment with the work in Latinx communities inside and outside the UMC.
  • Student of Theology, Master of Divinity, Sacred Studies, Doctor of ministry, and PhD.
  • A Student facings financial difficulties that affect their academic performance and put in danger the possibility to cover basic needs such as housing, access to food, transportation, etc.

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