ECLA Funds for Leaders Mission Developer / Redeveloper Scholarships

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 5, 2021

Friday
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:
  1. Must have completed at least one year of ELCA seminary studies.
  2. Must be studying on what their ELCA seminary considers a full-time basis. Theological Education for Emerging Ministries (TEEM) students are eligible to apply.
  3. Must be nominated by their seminary and by the ELCA Domestic Mission unit as a mission developer/redeveloper candidate.
  4. Must take part in the ELCA behavioral interview process.
  5. Must agree to attend ELCA Congregational Vitality training.
  6. Must be considered by their synod to be in good standing in the ELCA candidacy process and Not be a full-time intern during the upcoming year.

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

Description: The ELCA Fund for Leaders Mission Developer/Redeveloper Scholarship is for students who are fulltime rising middlers, seniors or TEEM candidates at an ELCA seminary, who are identified and nominated by their seminary and by ELCA Domestic Mission as mission developer/redeveloper candidates. Learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the ECLA Funds for Leaders Mission Developer / Redeveloper Scholarships are:

  • Essay
  • Interview
  • Recommendation letter
  • Nomination
  • 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. Mission developer/redeveloper scholarships provide $10,000 per year for full-time Master of Divinity students and $4,000 per year for Theological Education for Emerging Ministry (TEEM) students. Students must be nominated by their seminary and by the ELCA Domestic Mission unit as mission developer/redeveloper candidates before completing and submitting an application online through ELCA GrantMaker. These scholarships are one-year awards but are automatically renewable for an additional year if the student has another year of studies remaining and remains eligible.

Award Amount: $10,000 per year for full-time Master of Divinity students and $4,000 per year for Theological Education for Emerging Ministry (TEEM) students.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 5, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 5, 2021

Applications open Dec. 4 and closes Feb. 5.
Contact: ECLA Funds for Leaders Mission Developer / Redeveloper Scholarships
Address: - - Chicago, Illinois 60631

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