Additional Aid Resources

In addition to institutional and federal aid, the School of Divinity is dedicated to helping students find resources from outside organizations and agencies. Below you will find a list of awards grouped by category. Refer to this resource throughout the year in order to meet established deadlines, keeping in mind that the listed dates are typically for the next academic year. Even though some deadlines may have already passed, note them for next year so you can apply for that specific award.

American Indian Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Association on American Indian Affairs Information for this award will be made available March 1, 2016 Not specified This award is available to students who are enrolled in a tribe from the Continental US or Alaska and enrolled full time at an accredited institution of higher learning. See website for more details.
Baptist Student Scholarships (American Baptist Church, USA)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
American Baptist Asian American Grant Not specified $500 Summer Grant This award is available to seminarians seeking ministerial experience by working in a church during the summer. Grants are provided by the Financial Aid program and matched by the employing church. Interested seminarians should contact their pastor. Church pastors may call the Office of Financial Aid for Studies for additional information at 800-ABC-3USA, ext. 2067.
American Baptist Daniel E. Weiss Fund for Excellence November 1 Up to $3000 for the first year of seminary This award is available to gifted college junior or senior students who do not plan to undertake theological studies but possess gifts and skills for ministry. Pastors, campus ministers and college faculty may nominate an American Baptist student. See website to request application form by mail, phone, or fax or click here to request an application form online – when requesting an application, please specify which scholarship or grant you wish to apply for.
American Baptist Individual Seminarian Grants May 31 Up to $750 This award is available to students attending a seminary or theological school NOT related to ABC. Seminarians must be enrolled at least two-thirds time in one of the following first professional degree programs: M.Div., M.C.E., M.A.C.E., M.R.E.
Baptist Student Scholarships (Baptist Foundation of Illinois)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Baptist Foundation of Illinois Scholar December 1 – January 31 $2500 This award is available to students who are active members of an IBSA church and are considered “full time” during the complete academic year. See website for more details.
Baptist Student Scholarships (CBF of Arkansas)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
The Tom and Ethel Logue Seminary Student Scholarship Fund May 20 $1000 This award is available to  Arkansas seminarians who are enrolled in a CBF partner or friendly seminary/divinity school/school of theology. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via email to rhiggins@cbfar.org: (1) Application (2) 2 letters of reference (3) An essay about your faith story and calling
Baptist Student Scholarships (CBF of South Carolina)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
CBF of South Carolina October 15 (Spring) & April 15 (Fall) Varies This award is available to students engaged in theological education, both part-time and full-time. All students are encouraged to apply; however, awards are based on several criteria, including affiliation with CBF and it’s partnering churches. Click here to complete the application online.
Baptist Student Scholarships (General)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Daniel and Earlene Vestal Leadership Scholar Endowment Not specified $12,500 per year for a maximum of 2 years This award is available to 2nd and 3rd year students with a GPA of at least 3.5 who commit to serve one summer in a CBF Congregational Internship, participate in CBF’s annual General Assembly, advocate for CBF at his or her seminary, and participate in two “Speaker’s Bureau” or state/regional meetings per year. In order to apply, students must: (1) Be nominated by a seminary professor and affirmed by the dean/president, (2) Participate in a face-to-face personal interview process, (3) Provide letters of recommendation
J. Sherman Pelt Scholarship May 31 Minimum $500 This award is available to Baptist students who are enrolled full-time in an accredited seminary, are pursuing an MDiv or Doctorate degree in a field related to ministry, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. See website for more details.
William G. and Margaret B. Fraiser Scholarship February 8, 2016 Varies based on fund’s value This award is available to students who are studying in the Baptist Ministry, residents of North Carolina, and demonstrate financial need. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it in ONE packet to William G. and Margaret B. Fraiser Scholarship, 4320-G Wade Hampton Blvd, Taylors, SC 29687 (Application and Additional Materials)
Baptist Student Scholarships (North Carolina Baptist Foundation)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Bullard Family Scholarship February 15 $500-$2,000 This award is available to North Carolina residents who are affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of NC, are preparing for full-time Christian ministry, and have been accepted in a degree program at any institution of higher education. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application (available beginning January 1), (2) A copy of your most recent transcript, (3) A copy of your FAFSA Electronic Student Report (SAR)
Baptist Student Scholarships (Northern Baptist Education Society)
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
The Northern Baptist Education Society Award Not specified Not specified This award is available to members of an American Baptist Church from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Vermont. Click here to complete the application online.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
African American Scholarship Fund Application available: January 2 – March 15; Reference and Transcript due April 15 Varies The awards listed to the left are available to members of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregations who are under care of a regional Commission on the Ministry, provide evidence of financial need, and are in an ATS accredited seminary or school. Additional qualifications may apply for the African American and Star Supporter scholarships – see website for details. By completing the application, you will be considered for any scholarship within this group for which you qualify. Please submit only one application. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application, (2) Official transcripts, (3) 3 references (form available here)
David Tamotsu Kagiwada Memorial Scholarship (for Asian-American ministerial students)
Disciple Chaplains’ Scholarship (for first-year seminarians)
Edwin G. & Lauretta M. Michael Scholarship (for ministers’ spouses)
Katherine J. Schutze Memorial Scholarship (for women seminary students)
Lloyd and Iva Mattison Youth Ministry Scholarship (for seminary students focusing on Youth Ministry)
Michelle Jackson Scholarship Fund
Rowley/Wolfe Ministerial Education Scholarship (for seminary students)
Soongook Choi Scholarship Fund
Star Supporter Scholarship/Loan (for African-American ministerial students)
Episcopal Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Episcopal Church Scholarships April 30 $5,000 Over 60 scholarships are available through the Episcopal Church. In order to apply, complete the application and submit it via mail to: The Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society Scholarship Committee, Attn: Ann Hercules, 815 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Abdel Ross Wentz Prize Not specified $2,500 This award is available to the author of the most outstanding essay or research paper dealing with American Lutheran history.   See website for more details.
Christine Bohr Anderson Scholarship April 1 $1,000 This award is available to North Carolina Lutheran women who wish to pursue a seminary education. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application, (2) Requested financial information, (3) Additional documents
General Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship Application Period February 2 – March 31 Up to $2,000 This award is available to students who are current members of the NAACP, US Citizens, under the age of 25 by the application deadline, demonstrate financial need based on federal poverty guidelines, and hold a 3.0 (B) average on a 4.0 system. Click here to complete the application online.
Alpha Kappa Alpha August 15 Not specified These awards are available to students based on merit or financial need. See website for more details.
Amy Writing Awards January 15, 2016 $1,000-$10,000 This award is available to students whose work has been published in a newspaper recognized by the World News Group within the past year. A PDF of your article, as published, must be submitted using our online submission form. The PDF must have your byline blacked out. For further information contact amyawards@wng.org
Calihan Academic Fellowship October 15, 2015 (For Spring 2016) $500-$1000; up to $3,000 This award is available to graduate students and seminarians who are dedicated to advancing understanding in the relationship between theology and the principles of the free and virtuous society. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail, fax, or email to: Acton Institute Awards and Scholarships, 98 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 USA, (616) 454-9454, scholarships@acton.org (1) Application (2) Additional Documents (listed on first page of Application)
Calihan Travel Grants Six weeks prior to travel date $500-$1000; up to $3,000 This award is available to graduate students and seminarians who have been selected to present at an academic conference or perform research relevant to themes promoted by the Acton Institute. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail, fax, or email to Acton Institute Awards and Scholarships, 98 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 USA, (616) 454-9454, scholarships@acton.org, (1) Application (2) Additional Documents
CollegeNet Not specified $3,000-$10,000 Students can earn scholarships by creating forums, giving their opinion on other students’ forum topics, and voting for candidates whose point of view they like. Create an account, reply to forums, create forums, and vote for candidates in order to earn points.
Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship April 30 Based on determination of need and availability of funds This award is available to students pursuing degrees from accredited theological seminaries for full-time Christian service. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail to: Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship, First Baptist Church of Greenwood, 722 Grace Street, Greenwood, SC 29649 (1) Application, (2) Additional Documents
Dora Maclellan Brown Ministry Scholarship Program February 15 Based on merit and need This award is available to Christian men and women who are from the greater Chattanooga area, theologically and biblically conservative, and seeking a master’s degree at a theological seminary or graduate school approved by The Generosity Trust. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application, (2) Additional Documents
International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons Student Ministry Scholarships Request Application December 1 – March 1; Application due by April 1 $1,000 This award is available to students in financial need who are enrolled in a Master of Divinity program in an accredited seminary or college and maintain a 3.0 GPA for all graduate and undergraduate work. In order to request an application, send your name, e-mail address, course of study, and seminary via email or mail (include a self-addressed envelope) via email or to IOKDS, Student Ministry Scholarship Director, PO Box 1040, Chautauqua, NY 14722
Jolly Scholarship Not specified Based on investment earnings This award is available to needy and deserving students (preference given to South Carolina residents) wishing to obtain a post high school education in any field of divinity and have been accepted for admission to a seminary or divinity school. In order to apply, complete the application and submit it via mail to Trinity Baptist Church, 504 South Oak St, Seneca, SC 29678
Kennedy Foundation Scholarship April 1 Not specified This award is available to students who are preparing for full-time Christian service at the college or seminary level from specific South Carolina counties. For more information, contact Dr. Bev T. Kennedy, Jr., 219 Sherwood Dr., Laurens, SC 29360
Knights Templar Educational Foundation of Georgia Scholarship November 1 $1,000 This award is available to residents of Georgia. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail to: Knights Templar Educational Foundation, 811 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201: (1) Application, (2) 3 letters of recommendation
Logos Bible Software Seminary Scholarship Not specified $1,000 Tuition Scholarship + Logo Bronze Library ($8,000 value) This award is available to all students currently enrolled in an accredited theological seminary located in North America as well as students who plan on enrolling within the next 8 months.   Click here to complete the application online.
Opal Dancey-Master of Divinity Grants April 15 Not specified This award is available to MDiv students who are residents of: IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI Click here to complete the application online.
Read Preacher/Scholar Award Not specified $20,000 for winner & $1,000 for three runners-up This award is available to students who are in their final year of a Master of Divinity degree program at a member school of the ATS in the United States, scheduled to receive the degree no later than June of the year of competition, and are nominated by their seminary. No more than two nominations from one theological school will be considered in a given year. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail to Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021: (1) Application, (2) Old and New Testament sermons made before a live congregation and recorded onto CD, CD-R, or CD-RW
Risden P. Reece Scholarship January 25, 2016 Varies based on fluctuations in the fund’s value and/or applicable document restrictions. This award is available to students who are enrolled in a Divinity School and demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and traits of high personal character and leadership. See website for more details.
Roothbert Fund Scholarships Application requests must be made between November 1 and January 31; Application is due February 1 Average award is $2,000-$3,000 This award is available to persons motivated by spiritual values.  Applicants must have a permanent address or be moving to one of the following states prior to March 1: ME, NH, VT, RI, MA, CT, NY, NJ, PA, OH, DE, MD, DC, VA, WV, or NC. In order to apply, complete the following (1) Application, (2) Additional Documents
Scholarship Search: Chegg Varies Varies This website allows students to search for additional scholarships. N/A
Scholarship Search: College Scholarships Varies Varies This website exists to help students with all facets of their college experience, but most importantly with the process of choosing a school and with financing. Scholarships are broken down into categories to help with searching and the website offers tips on writing essays for scholarships. N/A
Scholarship Search: Fast Web Varies Varies This website is a scholarship search engine that allows students to input their information to find scholarships. N/A
Scholarship Search: Financial Aid Information Varies Varies This website offers various financial aid options and information.  It includes links to find scholarships and Military Aid along with information about Student Loans. N/A
Scudder Education Grants April 15 $1,000-$2,500 This award is available to students in the fields of medicine, divinity, and social work who demonstrate scholarship and high standards in their field of study as well as financial need.   In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail to The Scudder Association, Inc., Attn: Educational Grants Committee, 8780 SW 64th Court, Miami, FL 33143: (1) Application, (2) Additional Documents
Shepherd Scholarship March 31 $2,000 This award is available to worthy candidates who are seeking baccalaureate or graduate degrees in fields associated with service to country and generally perceived as benefiting the human race. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a masonic background. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it online: (1) Application, (2) Transcripts, (3) Letters of recommendation
Student Loan (Private Lenders) Search: Next Student Varies Varies This website helps students find the best private student loan offers. N/A
Winston-Salem Foundation: Emma Kapp Ogburn Scholarship April 1 Varies based on fund amount This award is available to Forsyth County residents of the Methodist denomination who will pursue education for the Methodist ministry or Christian education. Click here to complete the application online.
Winston-Salem Foundation: Evelyn Ripple Winston-Salem Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship April 1 Not specified This award is available to students who will pursue post-secondary education at accredited educational institutions; preference is given to members of Beta Sigma Phi service organizations or their family members. See website for more details.
Winston-Salem Foundation: L.D. and Elsie Long Memorial Scholarship Not specified Not specified This award is available to Forsyth County residents who demonstrate financial need and attend Wake Forest University.  Preference will be given to students enrolled or planning to enroll in graduate programs on the Reynolda Campus. Contact the Director of Financial Aid at Wake Forest University at 336-758-5154 for more information.
Winston-Salem Foundation: Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship August 15 Varies based on financial need This award is available to children of veterans who served in Vietnam. In order to apply, complete the following (1) Application, (2) Additional materials
Hispanic Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Hispanic Scholarship Fund April 2, 2016 $500-$5,000 This award is available to students of Hispanic heritage. See website for more details.
Immigrant Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans November 1 $90,000 over two years This award is available to immigrants and children of immigrants who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture, and their academic fields. Attend a webinar to get more information about applying.
International Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Comision Feminii Mexicana Nacional Scholarship Not specified Not specified This award is available to Hispanic women desiring to complete their graduate education. For more information, contact: Comision Feminii Mexicana Nacional Scholarship, 379 S. Loma Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Grace Foundation Scholarship Fund January 31 (Request application by October 31) Up to $4,000 This award is available to students from China and other Southeast Asian countries. For more information contact: Grace Foundation Scholarship Fund, PO Box 924, Menlo Park, CA, 94026-0924
Margaret McNamara Memorial Grants January 16 Up to $11,000 This award is available to exceptional women from developing countries who have financial need and are committed to working to empower women and children. See website for more details.
LGBTQ Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Point Foundation Scholars Not specified Point Scholarships are awarded on a “last provider” basis. Point fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study programs, etc. It is the responsibility of those selected as Point Scholars to secure as much outside funding as possible. This award is available to LGBTQ leaders. It works to empower promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential–despite the obstacles often put before them–to make a significant impact on society. See website for more details.
Presbyterian Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance (PCUSA) Rolling (no more than 50 awards per year) $3000-$5000 per award with maximum of 3 awards per student (up to $15,000 total) This award is available to MDiv graduates of an accredited ATS seminary who are PC(USA) Teaching Elders, have educational debt equal to or in excess of the amount requested, and are serving a PCUSA congregation with 150 members or less or a new emerging worship community in a pastoral position. Click here to complete the application online.
Racial/Ethnic Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Justin Haruyama Ministerial Scholarship May 31 Not specified The Haruyama Scholarship was established in memory of Rev. Justin Haruyama of the Japanese America United Methodist Church (JAUC) in 1980. The mission of the Haruyama Scholarhip is to support Japanese or Japanese-American students who are in the Master of Divinity Program or other ministerial preparation programs and are considering becoming ordained pastors or missionaries to serve the Japanese or the Japanese-American churches. Since 1981, the Haruyama Scholarship has granted scholarship to more than 120 seminarians.  See website for more details under “Justin Haruyama Scholarship.” If you have questions, contact ministryjauc@gmail.com or call 212.242.9444.

 

Scholarships for Student Interested in Military Chaplaincy
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholarship Fund July 1 Determined annually This award is available to students who are enrolled at an accredited theological seminary and are involved in the Chaplain Candidate (Seminary) program or serving a military reserve component after having completed an active duty tour in one of the United States armed forces. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application and (2) Additional Documents
Church, State, and Industry Foundation Clinical Pastoral Education tuition grant/loan January 30 Up to $1000 This award is available to any Military Chaplain Candidate for whom a basic unit of CPE is a requirement for ordination and endorsement. Click here to complete the application online.
Church, State, and Industry Foundation Seminary Indebtedness one-time grant/loan January 30 Varies This award is available to any seminary/graduate school graduate who is in good standing with his or her denominational judicatory and continues as a Chaplain Candidate or has been ecclesiastically endorsed, approved, and newly-accessioned (commissioned on or after 1 Jan 2014) as a Military Chaplain. Click here to complete the application online.
Church, State, and Industry Foundation Seminary or Graduate School Grant/Loans January 30 Up to $5000 This award is available to any student who

expresses an interest in Military Chaplaincy, is in good standing with his or her denominational judicatory, has already completed one year of full-time studies, has a GPA of 2.8 or higher, and has been granted Chaplain Candidate status in the Air Force, Army, or Navy.

Click here to complete the application online.
Military Chaplains Association of the USA May 15 Varies This award is available to full time students in an accredited seminary who have received ecclesiastical endorsement for future ministry as a military chaplain. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application (2) Attachments
Scholarships for Students Interested in Missions
Service Corps Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Rolling Maximum amount of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant for the year the service is completed. This award is available to service corps participants who complete a term of national service in an approved AmeriCorps program. Search and apply for an AmeriCorps Service Term here.
United Church of Christ Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
Hale Donation Scholarship May 1 Varies This award is available to students with financial need who are preparing for ministry in the UCC. For more information, contact: Hale Donation Scholarship, The First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 355, Coventry, CT, 06238, 860.742.5689
Reverend JK Fukushima Memorial Scholarship May 31 Median award of $500 This award is available to students who are enrolled or have been accepted at an accredited Theological School and have NOT completed their Master’s Degree. For more information, contact: The Board of Trustees, Montebello Plymouth Congregational Church, 144 S. Greenwood Avenue, Montebello, CA, 90640, 323.721.5568
United Church of Christ Historical Council May 1 $200 This award is available to MDiv degree candidates who write an essay on the history of the UCC. For more information, contact: UCC Historical Council, UCC Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 555 West James St., Lancaster, PA, 17603
United Methodist Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
JK Sasaki Memorial Scholarship Fund February 15 $250-$1,000 This award is available to Japanese Americans and Asian Americans who intend to serve in the ordained ministry of a Japanese American or Asian American congregation of the UMC. For more information, contact: Scholarship Committee, West Los Angeles UMC, 1913 Purdue Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90025
Miller Memorial United Methodist Church Scholarship (Iowa United Methodist Foundation) March 15 $600 This award is available to students who have graduated from a Des Moines Public School System high school and are members in good standing of a United Methodist Church. In order to apply, complete the following: (1) Application, (2) Additional Documents
Taylor Estate Scholarship Not specified Not specified E-mail Boone First UMC at bnfumc@mchsi.com for more information. For more information, contact: Boone First UMC at bnfumc@mchsi.com
United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education and Ministry March 5 Varies This award is available to confirmed members of The United Methodist Church. Click here to complete the application online.
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsRacial/Ethnic History Research Grant December 31 $3,000 total available with each grant being at least $1,000. This award is available to students who complete research on the history and heritage of ethnic groups in the American United Methodist tradition. In order to apply, complete an application and submit it via mail to General Secretary, General Commission on Archives and History, PO Box 127, Madison, NJ, 07940, Phone: 973-408-3189, Fax: 973-408-3909
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsThe Jesse Lee Prize July 1, 2019 Not specified This award is available once every four years to students who write a serious, book-length monograph in Methodist history. See website for more details.
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsJohn Harrison Ness Memorial Award February 1 $500 (first prize); $300 (second prize) This award is available to MDiv. students at a United Methodist or other seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)  who submit the best papers on some aspect of United Methodist history broadly conceived. See website for more details.
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsWomen in United Methodist History Research Grant December 31 $2,500 total with each grant being at least $1,000 This award is available to students who wish to research projects relating specifically to the history of women in the United Methodist Church or its antecedents. In order to apply, complete an application and submit it to: General Secretary General Commission on Archives and History, PO Box 127, Madison, NJ, 07940, Phone: 973-408-3189, Fax: 973-408-3909
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsWomen in United Methodist History Writing Award December 31 $500 This award is available to students who compose an original manuscript on the history of women in The United Methodist Church or its antecedents. See website for more details.
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsThe World is My Parish United Methodist History Research Grant December 31 $3,000 total with each grant being at least $1,000 This award is available to students who wish to research the development of The United Methodist Church and its antecedents in conferences not in the United States. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it to: General Secretary General Commission on Archives and History, PO Box 127, Madison, NJ, 07940, Phone: 973-408-3189, Fax: 973-408-3909; (1) Application and (2) Additional Documents
United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History Grants and AwardsThe Center for the EUB Heritage Audrie E. Reber Memorial Award April 1 $700 This award is available to students who submit the best paper on some aspect of Evangelical United Brethren Church history, theology, or church life. See website for more details.
United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (General Named Endowed Scholarship) Online applications must be submitted between January 1 and March 1 each year. Varies This award is available to students who are active, full members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year prior to applying. Click here to complete the application online.
World Communion Scholarship Leadership Development Program This award is available to United Methodist students and students who are directly related to Global Ministries mission partners so that they may carry out their master’s or doctoral studies at universities or seminaries. For more information, contact: The United Methodist Church Global Ministry email or by phone: Scholarship/Leaders Development Office, 475 Riverside Drive, Room #1479, New York, NY, 10115, Phone: 212-870-3787, Fax: 212-870-3654, Email: scholars@umcmission.org
Unitarian Universalist (UU) Student Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
David Eaton Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to women from a historically marginalized group who share the same vision as David Eaton. In order to apply for all named scholarships listed adjacent to this column, complete requested information and submit it via email to Chris Spiegel at mcoadministrator@uua.org
David Pohl Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to students preparing for UU ministry.
Ingeborg Haseltine Scholarship Funds April 15 Not specified This award is available to women who are pursuing a career in the ministry of the UU Association.
Interfaith Spirituality Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to deserving students who have demonstrated an interest in and are prepared to integrate interfaith understanding into their ministry and who have a commitment to guiding others on their own spiritual path.
Lucille K. and Jerome P. Gallon Scholarship Fund April 15 Not specified This award is available to promising candidates for UU ministry who have demonstrated strong preaching skills during their path to ministry.
Martha and Robert Atherton Ministerial Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to promising ministerial students in their second or third year of seminary.
President William G. Sinkford Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to promising and passionate students who identify as people of color and are in candidate status for UU ministry.
Roy H. Pollack Scholarship April 15 Not specified This award is available to second or third year students who have strong academic records and are promising candidates for UU ministry.
Susan M. Jackson Ministerial Scholars Fund April 15 Not specified This award is available to students who share with the wider world their enthusiasm about UU ideas and conclusions.
Chuck and Nancy Thomas Scholarship March 25, 2016 Not specified This award is available to incoming first year students who have shown an outstanding commitment to Unitarian Universalism as a lay leader before preparing for UU ministry. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it via mail or email to: The Rev. David Pettee, UUA, 24 Farnsworth St., Boston, MA 02210 or Chris Spiegel at mcoadministrator@uua.org: (1) Application and (2) Additional Documents
John Haynes Holmes Memorial Fund April 1 Not specified This award is available to seminarians who intend to serve as parish ministers. For more information, contact: Secretary of the John Haynes Holmes Memorial Fund Committee, The Community Church of New York, 40 East 35th St., New York, NY, 10016, (212) 683-4988
St. Lawrence Foundation Award March 12 $500-$1,000 This award is available to students preparing for the UU ministry. For more information, contact: Attention: The Rev. Frances Manly, 35 Tillinghast Place. Buffalo, NY, 14216, 716.837.9230, franly@aol.com
Women's Scholarships
Name Deadline Amount Description Application
American Association of University Women Fellowships August 1-November 15 Not specified These awards are available to students who are working toward or have completed their doctoral dissertations. See website for more details.
Deaconess House Scholarship Fund March 21 $2,000-$3,000 This award is available to women seeking to be ordained to the ministry or for a post-baccalaureate degree program which would further her lay ministry. Preference is given to residents of the Diocese of PA. See website for more details.
Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation, Inc. Not specified $500 to $2,000 This award is available to women with physical disabilities who are working toward a Master’s degree or above. For more information, contact: Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation, Inc., Executive Director, 2460 North Lake Avenue, PMB #128, Altadena, CA 91001
Sara Owen Etheridge Scholarship Not specified Not specified This award is available to Baptist women who are from or currently reside in Georgia, and have completed at least one year of seminary education. In order to apply, complete the following and submit it to: (1) Application, (2) 3 letters of reference, (3) A brief summary of call and plans for ministry, (4)A brief autobiography
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.-Nancy B. Woolridge McGee Graduate Fellowship February 1 $500-$1000 This award is available to members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. who are pursuing a graduate or professional degree in an accredited college or university program. Applicant must have demonstrated scholarly distinction or unusual ability in her chosen field.   For more information contact: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., National Educational Foundation, 1734 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20009

 

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