ECLA Funds For Leaders Full Tuition Scholarships

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Amount
Awarded

$18,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ECLA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Fund for Leaders Direct Full-Tuition scholarships are awarded to students in their first year of seminary and, as long as students remain eligible, funding is guaranteed for the duration of required seminary coursework.

Application requirements for the ECLA Funds For Leaders Full Tuition Scholarships are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript.
Additional Information: The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The ELCA Fund for Leaders Direct Full-Tuition Scholarship is for students who are beginning a full-time degree program at an ELCA seminary and have begun the ELCA candidacy process in order to become a rostered pastor or deacon in the ELCA. Fund for Leaders Direct Full-Tuition scholarships are awarded to students in their first year of seminary and, as long as students remain eligible, funding is guaranteed for the duration of required seminary coursework.

Award Amount: Full-tuition scholarships provide $18,000 per year to all recipients, a total value of $54,000 for Master of Divinity students and $36,000 for Master of Arts students over the course of their seminary studies (internship and clinical pastoral education excluded).  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $18,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

To apply, you must complete an application through ELCA GrantMaker. For your application, you will be required to provide the following materials: An essay, A video essay, A academic transcript, Employment history.
Contact: ECLA Funds For Leaders Full Tuition Scholarships
Address: - - Chicago, Illinois 60631

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