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Graduation cap and booksThe Waterman Scholarship Fund (WSF) is a trust fund of the United Methodist Church of Monroe. It was established in 1982 by member Ray Waterman in memory of his wife, Mary Waterman.  The Watermans were very supportive of youth activities within the church and of education, in particular. The Fund awards post-secondary education scholarships to outstanding student members of UMCM.  Subsequent to Ray’s passing,the scholarships have been awarded in memory of both Ray and Mary Waterman.

The office is accepting applications from graduates wishing to be considered as a recipient of a scholarship this year — the deadline to apply is May 15, 2017.  Please contact the office for an application (send an email to and a PDF will be mailed back to you) or stop by the church during office hours.

For all rising underclassmen, take a look at the application to get an idea of what the church is requiring.