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Disciples Home Missions Scholarships

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March 15, 2019

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  • Scholarship 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.

    Eligibility for all scholarships:
    -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
    -Provide evidence of financial need
    -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 official transcript(s) of academic work
    -Provide three references; one from each of the following persons: a regional minister from one of the 33 regions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada from the region with which you are under care, the pastor of your home CC (DOC) congregation or from the CC (DOC) congregation wherein you are a member, and a professor (seminary or undergraduate)
    -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. No referent can be a relative
    -Be under care of a regional Commission on the Ministry, or in the process of coming under care (if regional reference is coming from ethnic constituency executive, you will be required to contact your regional minister and request that they verify your under care status. It will be your responsibility to ensure a regional minister fulfills this request.)

    Applicants must apply or reapply each year to receive scholarships. There are no automatic renewals.

    For a list of scholarships and to apply, visit the Disciples Home Missions website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Disciples Home Missions
  • PO Box 1986
  • Indianapolis, IN 46206
  • wlynn@dhm.disciples.org
  • 317-713-2652

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