Urban/Ethnic Ministry Worker Scholarship

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Eligibility

  • North American (U.S. or Canada) citizenship
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent (BA degree)
  • Priority for those of ethnic minority backgrounds
  • Completion of at least two years of full-time urban or ethnic ministry within North America
  • Affiliation with a Christian organization or denomination which will endorse the student's study plan and support the return to ministry upon completion of MA studies
  • Commitment to return to urban or ethnic ministry in North America after graduation

Award Details

  • Loan/scholarship.  For each year the recipient serves full-time in urban/ethnic ministry after the completion of MA studies, 25% of the loan is forgiven and becomes a scholarship.  If the recipient does not return to qualified 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 for this award and who are accepted into the Wheaton Graduate School are reviewed and evaluated shortly after these deadlines 
  • Scholarship application and Graduate School admission are separate procedures.  Materials are not interchangeable

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