Disciples Home Missions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Scholarships

Deadline: March 15
Amount: Varies

Description:

Scholarships are made possible by gifts from individuals, families, congregations, and other expressions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. Scholarship funds are generated from interest earned on permanent funds and cash gifts, and are used as investments in persons preparing for ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada.

By completing an application, you will be considered for any scholarship for which you qualify.  For a list of scholarships go to: http://www.discipleshomemissions.org/pages/CV-Scholarships-Guidelines

Applicants must apply or reapply each year to receive scholarships.

Qualifications:

  • be a member of a congregation in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada;
  • be preparing for ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada;
  • know that GPA may be a determining factor in consideration of scholarships awarded;
  • provide evidence of financial need;
  • be enrolled as a full-time student (at least 9 credit hours per semester) in an ATS accredited seminary or¬†school;
  • be enrolled in an M.Div., or equivalent degree program;
  • provide a transcript of academic work;
  • provide three references from each of the following: a regional minister from one of the 33 regions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, pastor, and a professor: first year students entering may substitute the regional minister with a reference from a recognized executive minister of racial ethnic ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada;
  • be under care of a regional Commission on the Ministry or in the process of coming under care;

(Exceptions to some of the above qualifications may be made within the Michael Scholarship, Star-Supporter and African American Scholarship fund programs. Contact our office for details.)

Application:

By completing an application, you will be considered for any scholarship for which you qualify.

Go to: http://www.discipleshomemissions.org/pages/CV-Scholarships-Guidelines

Contact:

Disciples Home Missions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
130 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Phone: 888.346.2631

Last Updated 6.21.11