FUMC Hurst is pleased to be able to offer two scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a post-secondary education. Please read the descriptions below to see which you may be eligible for and to access the applications. All applications must be submitted by noon on Friday, March 17, 2023 for consideration. If you have any questions please contact

Ima Jean Boenker Scholarship

The FUMC Hurst Foundation, along with the Boenker family, is pleased to offer the Ima Jean Boenker Scholarship to FUMC Hurst members and their descendants. Mrs. Boenker placed great importance on education and realized learning did not stop once a person graduated from high school. As a witness to this belief, Ima Jean Boenker Scholarship is available to persons of any age desiring to pursue education beyond high school via university, community college, trade school, or private school of choice. Following the wishes of Mrs. Boenker, the IJB Scholarship will award a maximum of four scholarships of equal value annually. Individuals may receive this award a maximum of two times.

Ima Jean Boenker 1st Year Scholarship Application

Ima Jean Boenker 2nd Year Scholarship Application

Reeves Anderson Scholarship

Edna Reeves Anderson was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Hurst and her spirit of generosity lives on through a perpetual legacy gift for the mission and ministry of the church. Edna had a deep love for our youth and asked that the church create a scholarship to be awarded annually to a church member who is a graduating high school senior who has been active in both the church and their community and has maintained a 3.0 GPA. One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded by the Scholarship Committee.

Reeves-Anderson Scholarship Application