The United Methodist Women of Merced will grant a scholarship in the amount of $1,k000 per school year to a woman who is a member of the United Methodist Church of Merced and who desires to further her education. The applicant is to be a woman, who after a lapse of time is now ready to begin a college education. Or it can be a woman, who after a lapse of time has starte4d back to school and desires to continue and/or complete a college education by taking at least 6 units per semester. Complete 2013 Guidelines for a Scholarship are available in the Church Office. Application deadline for this year is August 1, 2013.