The Mary Jo Lanford Memorial Scholarship


Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to any person who already has a Bachelor's degree and is pursuing a post-graduate education at an accredited college or seminary institution.  The area of study can be anything related to the pursuit of serving in Christian ministry as a career (seminary, mission work, Christian music, Christian children's education, etc.).  Previous recipients are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.






Complete Application Here: The Mary Jo Lanford Memorial Scholarship


2023 Scholarship Process

Submit application by March 31, 2023 (postmark on or before March 31)
Recipient will be notified by April 30, 2023 of award

** Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be considered. **


Send the completed application to the following address:

First United Methodist Church Richardson
Attn: Karen Jones, Finance Office Associate
503 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080

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This scholarship is administered by First United Methodist Church Richardson.  You do not have to be affiliated with a Methodist church to apply. For any questions, please contact Karen Jones at or 972-996-0133.