Eligibility Non-North American (U.S. & Canada) citizenship Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent (BA degree) Completion of at least two years of service as a career missionary outside the home country Affiliation with a recognized mission organization or denomination which will endorse the student's study plan Committment to return to ministry at the completion of MA studies Healthcare workers: Medical missionaries who are professionally active and meet the above requirements also may be eligible for this award. Award Details Loan/scholarship. For each year the recipient serves in their ministry cross-culturally after completion of MA studies, 25% of the loan is forgiven and becomes a scholarship. If the recipient does not return to overseas ministry, the amount of funding that was provided, as well as interest, must be repaid. Full-tuition scholarship. Application Details Complete a Preliminary Eligibility Form. If you are considered eligible, you will be sent an application packet. The deadline for submitting scholarship application materials is December 1 of the year prior to which you seek to be admitted into Wheaton College Graduate School. Complete files of candidates who meet the requirements for this award are reviewed and evaluated in late February. Those selected for awards receive immediate notification. Scholarship applications and Graduate School admission should proceed at the same time. Materials are not interchangeable.