Barber Scholarship Applications are being received for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications may be obtained by contacting the Barber Scholarship Committee at the Onarga United Methodist Church by: e-mail (, or by postal mail (OUMC 109 E Seminary Ave, Onarga, IL. 60955) Applications are due by May 31, 2021. Scholarships will be awarded by July 15, 2021.

The Barber Education Trust was established in 1975 in memory of Edwin J. Barber for the purpose of assisting with the cost of tuition and fees for those persons seeking to become full-time workers in Christ’s church. We have a minimum grant amount of $500.00 for each scholarship awarded.