Trustees Scholarship

About The Scholarship

Trustees scholarship funds are available for members of Decatur First United Methodist Church. The scholarships are paid directly to the institution in which the student is enrolled.


  • Those wishing to renew a scholarship must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or 3.125 on a 5.0 scale and provide a copy of their transcript.
  • The person receiving a scholarship is required to have a thank you note published in The Messenger after each scholarship is awarded
  • As well as a thank you before the congregation prior to graduation.

Registration Deadline

Members wishing to apply for scholarships and/or renewals for the spring semester of 2024 must complete and return the scholarship application no later than January 1, 2024.

How to Apply

To receive an application and/or information, please contact Tom McQuistion at 217-877-2217 or email at

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