GI Bill Educational Assistance

Criteria

Various GI Bill programs All information on website

Contact

Website
Phone: 888 GIBILL1

Glesne Scholarship

Deadline

May 1

Criteria

Full-time M.Div. St. Olaf graduate enrolled in Master of Divinity degree at Luther Seminary.  Both book and tuition scholarships are available.

Contact

St. Olaf College
Email
Phone: 507 786 8254
Address: Office of Church Relations 1520 St. Olaf Ave. Northfield, MN 55057

Best to send email to:  semscholar@stolaf.edu

Hinckley Fund Scholarships

Deadline

March 31

Description

Applicants chosen for final consideration will be interviewed by a member of the scholarship committee.

The Scholarship Committee may limit the number of scholarships awarded to students following the same career paths.

The Hinckley Fund requires that students who have been awarded a scholarship make a midterm report by December 15 and a final report by June 15 to the Hinckley Fund.

Criteria

The William and Alice Hinckley Fund scholarships will be awarded, primarily to graduate students from the San Francisco Bay Area. Financial need, career plans reflecting humanitarian concern, and good academic work are given priority by the selection committee.

Application are usually available from the church February 1. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is 5 pm March 31.

Email or Fax substitutions will NOT be accepted.

Contact

Wm & Alice Hinckley Fund
1st Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco
Address: 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco, CA 94109

Howard H. Klein Foundation

Deadline

Rolling

Criteria

Applicants must show interest in Christian education or involvement with the church, financial need, and prior academic performance. Recommendations from instructors, and possible interview.

Contact

Howard H. Klein Foundation
Address: 10515 Rodgers Road Houston, TX 77070

Ida Holland Missionary Scholarship

Deadline

March 1

Criteria

Resident of Bexar County, TX

Between ages of 18-24

Studying missionary work

Contact

First Presbyterian Church
Website
Address: 404 N Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons Student Ministry Scholarship

Deadline

April 30

Criteria

Full-time M.Div. B average or better U.S. or Canadian citizen Make requests only between Jan 1 and Mar 31 You must also include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Contact

Director, Student Ministry Department
Website
Address: P.O. Box 1040 Chautauqua, NY 14722-1040

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Deadline

February 1

Criteria

Full-time student in first graduate degree program Undergraduate GPA 3.5+ Financial need College senior or graduated within last 5 years Must be nominated by faculty of undergraduate school.

Contact

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Email
Website
Phone: 800 498 6478
Address: 2255 North Dubuque Road P.O. Box 4030 Iowa City, IA 52243-4030

Julie Ann Jones Memorial Theological Scholarship Trust

Deadline

January 31 for Spring SemesterAugust 31 for Fall Semester

Criteria

Theological Students Preference is given to applicants from Washington County, Texas and surrounding counties.

Contact

Sally M. Jones
Address: P.O. Box 382 Brenham, TX 77814

Kiwanis

Contact

Contact your local chapter

Leadership Scholarship for Senior Woman Faculty or Staff at Lutheran Colleges and Seminaries

Description

* The maximum amount awarded to any recipient for this scholarship is $2000. * Recipients are eligible to reapply and receive assistance for a maximum of two years; * Women of the ELCA reserves the right to not award scholarships in any given year.

Criteria

The applicant: * must be nominated by the President of her institution; * may attend the institute of her choice providing the program includes work in governance, financial management, administration, and professional development; * must gain admission to the institute of her choice and provide written confirmation of the admission to the institute before the scholarship is disbursed; * must show that her institution is sharing the cost of the summer institute by providing financial support in a variety of ways such as transportation, staff support as necessary, etc; Additional Scholarship Committee Considerations * Preference is given to applicants who have the terminal degree in their discipline; * Preference is given to applicants with at least three years experience in teaching or administration; * Involvement of applicants in Women of the ELCA  

Contact

Women of the ELCA
Website
Phone: 800-638-3522 ext. 2730 OR 773-380-2730
Address: 8765 West Higgens Road Chicago, IL 60631

Logos Bible Software Seminary Scholarship

Deadline

Varies

Criteria

Varies

Contact

Website

Marguerite Young Endowment Fund

Deadline

None given

Description

Marguerite Young was a sincere Christian woman who was a faithful member of her church and an unwavering supporter of theological education for the training of faithful Christian ministers.

Criteria

Pursue a degree or studies in: Theology Institution at which to use scholarship: seminary, college/university Complete an application. Submit Letter of Acceptance from the seminary, college/university which you attend. If a seminary intern, submit a copy of his/her seminary internship placement. Maintain a GPA of: 3.50 Write and submit an essay: 500 words or less (each question): Where do you see your self in 10 years? 20 years? 30 years? Describe your view of the nature and role of scripture in your ministry.

Contact

The Pittsburgh Foundation
Deborah Turner
Email
Website

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Ministry Scholarship Program

Deadline

February 10

Criteria

Maintain GPA above 3.0. Permanent resident of one of the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Intending to serve as pulpit pastor

Contact

Email
Website
Phone: 806 379 9400

Maynard and Nancy Nelson Missionary Scholarship

Deadline

March 31

Criteria

Persons eligible for scholarships are persons who intend to be or already are missionaries. One should have a heart for mission, and should be serious about full-time ministry as a missionary. It is preferred, but not required, that such a person be committed to Lutheran theology. It is primarily intended that the contemplated missionary service be outside the United States, but such missionary service may include service to immigrant or ethnic groups within the United States, and might possibly include service to unchurched people in the United States.

Contact

Calvary Lutheran Church of Golden Valley
Liz Turner
Email
Website
Phone: 763 545 5659
Address: 7520 Golden Valley Road Golden Valley, MN 55427

Minnesota Department of Education - Indian Scholarship Assistance Program (ISAP)

Deadline

Jul 1 (priority)

Description

Online application available at www.getreadyforcollege.org/indianscholarship

Criteria

Student must be a Minnesota resident who is of one quarter or more Indian ancestry, enrolled at least half-time.

Contact

MN Office of Higher Education
Website
Phone: (800) 657-3866
Address: 1450 Energy Park Drive Ste. 350 St. Paul, MN 55108

Myron J. Walker Scholarship

Deadline

March 1

Criteria

Iowa resident planning to pursue a career in the ministry. Selection based on academic excellence, overall fitness for the profession, and financial need.

Contact

University of Iowa Department of Religious Studies Walker Scholarship
Phone: 319 335 2164
Address: 314 Gilmore Hall Iowa City, IA 52242

National Association of Congregational Christian Churches

Deadline

Varies

Criteria

Membership in an NCCC Church. Intention to serve in CCC ministry upon completion of degree. Enrolled at least half-time.

Contact

Website
Phone: 800 262 1620 x22

National Federation of the Blind

Deadline

June 30

Criteria

Students who are legally blind, living in the United States and enrolled full-time. Must attend the July convention where awards are presented.

Contact

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Committee
Email

Sheila Koenig, Chairperson
Email
Phone: 612 977 9110

Newell Odson Memorial

Deadline

Sept 1

Criteria

First year seminary student - Augustana College(SD) graduate at a Lutheran Seminary

Contact

Augustana College
Email
Phone: 605 274 4603
Address: Office of Church Relations 2001 S. Summit Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57197

North/West Lower Michigan Synod Seminary Scholarships

Deadline

February 1

Criteria

Awarded to N/W Lower MI Synod members who have received a positive approval for entrance from their Candidacy Committee, are admitted and attend an accredited seminary full-time, and are studying for parish ministry.

Contact

Synod Office
Website
Phone: 517 321 5066