Eligibility North American (U.S. or Canada) citizenship Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent (BA degree). Preparing for a career as a missionary outside of North America Award Details Loan/scholarship. For each year the recipient serves in full-time overseas Christian ministry after the completion of MA studies, 25% of the loan is forgiven and becomes a scholarship. If the recipient does not deploy into 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. Deadlines: fall term enrollment - March 1, spring term - October 10. Candidates who meet the requirements and who are accepted into the Wheaton Graduate School are reviewed and evaluated shortly after these deadlines. Scholarship applications and Graduate School admission are separate procedures. Materials are not interchangeable.