Guthrie Prize Application

Guthrie Prize Application

The Margaret Woodford Guthrie Prize is an award established by Wiley C. Guthrie (’52) in memory of his wife. Recipients must have a superior scholarship record, a personality suited to the requirements of Christian ministry, and have effectively participated in the school’s activities.

Application Deadline:

Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Award Amount:

$2,000 minimum (to be awarded this semester)

To complete your application, review the criterion and then complete the form below.

Guthrie Prize Application


You will need to request that your peer recommender complete and submit a recommendation by Thursday, April 13, 2023 via email to

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  • A 3rd year MDiv student at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.
  • Exhibits outstanding academic performance.
  • Shows unusual promise for effectiveness in ministry both within the School of Divinity and in the community at large.
  • Demonstrates excellence in integrating academic study with constructive leadership and service.
  • Models the mission and values of the School of Divinity through participation in the community’s activities.