Eastern District Student Financial Grants-in-Aid and Presidential Scholarship Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Semesters

Are you preparing for a full time church profession.  Are you a member of one of our congregations in the Eastern District?  Are you in need of financial assistance in pursuing your goals.  Are you a talented high school senior who has demonstrated academic excellence and have participated in school, church and community activities and are preparing to enter into a church profession?  If you have answered “yes” to these questions, you are eligible to apply for Grants-in-Aid and/or the Eastern Presidential Scholarship Award.

Guidelines and applications can be found below. If you are a current recipient of Grants-in-Aid, you must re-apply every year to continue to receive aid.  Returning applicants do not need to complete the Biographical Questionnaire.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 13, 2022.  Please send your applications to the Eastern District, Attention: John Fretthold, 5111 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221 or email the documents to  If you need further assistance, please contact John in the district office at 716.634.5111 ext 18.


Pastor Evaluation

Biographical Questionnaire

Financial Aid Application