Martha Forrest Scholarship Endowment Benefits Methodist Students


 A new eductation endowment established to honor Martha Forrest, a retired North Georgia District Superintendent and pastor, will benefit United Methodist students, churches, and UM-related schools.

The purpose of the scholarship endowment is to provide matching support for United Methodist students attending UM-related schools in Georgia. Martha Forrest Scholarships will be matched by the Higher Education Foundation, the participating United Methodist-related schools, and the student's local church. 

Funds for the endowment will be invested at the Georgia United Methodist Foundation and will be administered at the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation in Nashville.  

Recipients of the scholarship will be selected by the Georgia United Methodist Foundation as part of the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars Quadruple Match.

$1,000     Martha Forrest Scholarship Endowment 
$1,000     United Methodist Higher Education Foundation
$1,000     Georgia  United Methodist-related school
$1,000     Student's local North Georgia United Methodist Church
TOTAL Scholarship: $4,000

Participting United Methodist-related schools in Georgia:

  • Andrew College
  • Candler School of Theology
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Emory University
  • LaGrange College
  • Paine College
  • Reinhardt University
  • Wesleyan College
  • Young Harris College

To make a contribution to the endowment, contact the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation and reference "Martha Forrest Scholarship Endowment" at 800-811-8110,, or mail a check to United Methodist Higher Education Foundation, For: Martha Forrest Scholarship Endowment, 60 Music Square East, Suite 350, Nashville, TN 37203.