Type of Award: Merit-based 50% tuition scholarship of a fixed 12 credit course load for fall and spring semesters only for a maximum total award of 50% of tuition for 24 credits per academic year.
Eligibility requirements: Entering (first-year) full-time MDiv students enrolled at Westminster in a program of study at our Texas Campus in Dallas. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents, and must meet one of the following criteria:
- RUF internship completed or RUF student with RUF Campus Minster recommendation for scholarship
- Documented involvement in and/or commitment to African American, Hispanic, or Korean-American Ministry
- Documented involvement in and/or commitment to International Missions
- Documented involvement in and/or commitment to Church Planting
- Documented involvement in process leading to gospel ministry in a NAPARC church
- Documented potential for significant ministry leadership
Award period: One academic year only. Award recipients must reapply each academic year.
Award requirements: Maintain full-time status and minimum GPA of 2.5 throughout award period.
- Contact Melinda Dugan, Dir. of Enrollment Mgmt., to indicate your interest (215-935-3870 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Follow the step-by-step instructions for US/Canadian Scholarship Applicants.
- Write an essay of no longer than two pages (single spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman, one inch margins) stating your reasons for choosing Westminster. Include:
- Circumstances affecting your decision to come to seminary
- Documented involvement corresponding to the eligibility criteria noted above
- Your vision for future ministry
- Description of how your current ministry aligns with your vision for future ministry
- Submit all application materials mentioned above to:
Financial Aid Office
Westminster Theological Seminary
P.O. Box 27009
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Submission deadline: August 15th, 2009 (or until available scholarships have been awarded)
You will be notified by mail whether or not you have been awarded the scholarship.