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Christ the Teacher Institute Catholic Scholar's Program

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
10
Deadline
August 25, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Catholic Scholar's Program is sponsored by the Christ the Teacher Institute, a division within the Sheil Catholic Center at Northwestern University. The program is open to entering or returning Roman Catholic students at Northwestern University. Catholic Scholars enter into a program that integrates academic study, spiritual growth, service, and leadership. Scholars agree to take on additional seminars that lay a foundation for Catholic theology, become leaders at Sheil or on campus, participate in retreats and spiritual direction, and engage in service with theological reflection.

    Eligibility:
    -Maintain a GPA of 2.8
    -Four core seminars in theology, liturgy, morality, and scripture plus two (2) other elective seminars (or equivalent in NU courses as determined by the director) chosen from the other disciplines
    -Participation in theological reflection at the end of each quarter, designed to help the student integrate his or her faith and learning into the overall life experience as a Northwestern student and a Catholic young adult
    -Regular participation in SCC prayer, liturgy, and activities
    -Personal spiritual direction
    -Participation in at least one retreat or small faith group each year (30 hours of retreat/prayer experience)
    -Participation in a Sheil Alternative spring break immersion trip and at least three (3) additional service opportunities
    -Take on a leadership role in any Sheil ministry for at least two (2) years
    -Complete of a final integrative paper in the last year
    -All Catholic scholars are encouraged to take at least one course in the Catholic studies program during their undergraduate years, although this is not a strict requirement

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Mary Deeley
  • Sheil Catholic Center
  • 2110 Sheridan Road
  • Evanston, IL 60201
  • m-deeley@northwestern.edu
  • 847-328-4648

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